John Kinkaid helps save hundreds of Moffat County Mining jobs with help of Senator Bennet

John Kinkaid helps save hundreds of Moffat County Mining jobs with help of Senator Bennet

“Without Michael’s help, I wouldn’t have gotten anywhere with the Obama administration. They weren’t going to listen to anybody outside of the Democratic party…I’m grateful to have him as an ally in this bipartisan fight for our mining industry.” -John Kinkaid Press Release, July 28, 2016, Craig, CO — Michael Bennet has gone to bat

Assistant Secretary of the Interior visits Moffat, Routt counties

Assistant Secretary of the Interior visits Moffat, Routt counties

Craig Daily Press Janice Schneider, the U.S. Department of the Interior’s assistant secretary for land and minerals management, is in Northwest Colorado to visit two coal mines. On Tuesday, she took a tour of Peabody Energy’s Twentymile Mine in Routt County, and today, she will visit Trapper Mine in Moffat County. “We’re really excited that

Environmentalists Want To Amend Colorado’s Constitution To Ban Fracking

Environmentalists Want To Amend Colorado’s Constitution To Ban Fracking

via the DailyCaller A Colorado environmental group proposed 11 ballot measures to the state legislature Tuesday to amend the state’s constitution to restrict or even ban hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as fracking. The environmental group, Coloradans Resisting Extreme Energy Development (CREED), has pushed the ballot measures since December. The measures include everything from delaying the

Moffat County officials Beck and Kinkaid trying to take offense in ‘war on coal’

By Patrick Kelly Sunday, December 13, 2015 Craig Daily Press Craig Mayor Ray Beck and Moffat County Commissioner John Kinkaid were in Denver recently to take the offensive in what they view not only as a war on coal, but their constituents’ livelihoods. “For lack of a better word, I’m tired of always being on

Coal ‘isn’t going anywhere,’ industry head says

Coal ‘isn’t going anywhere,’ industry head says

By Timothy Cama – 11/11/15 10:13 AM EST The head of the coal industry’s international association said coal will remain a significant fuel source, despite predictions otherwise. Benjamin Sporton, head of the World Coal Association, told the Guardian that Asia especially still has a significant appetite for the cheap and accessible power coal provides. “There is an assumption we can

Colorado toxic river spill: EPA has gone from ‘good guys’ to enemy of average Americans

Colorado toxic river spill: EPA has gone from ‘good guys’ to enemy of average Americans

Grace: (noun) An act or instance of kindness, courtesy or clemency.  Mercy, pardon. Here in northwest Colorado we feel like we’re at the epicenter of federal policy actions with regard to land and the environment.  When you think of the war on coal, we are the bullseye.  The irony is that we are the true