PA, Enviros Shut Down Two Colorado Coal Plants And Put More Out Of Work

PA, Enviros Shut Down Two Colorado Coal Plants And Put More Out Of Work

viat the Daily Caller Two Colorado coal plants and one mine will be shut down as part of an effort by federal and state regulators and environmentalists to improve visibility at national parks and other areas of the state. Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, a rural cooperative utility, will shutter its 100 megawatt Nucla Station

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

EPA Coal Plans Sparks Controversy

via KRAI

Both sides of the pro and anti coal agenda continue to weigh in on the Obama Administration’s plan to review of the coal leasing program on federal lands, including a pause in “new significant coal leases”. On Friday Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said that the review could take as long as three years. Representative Scott Tipton said the plan “jeopardizes America’s energy future.” “This decision

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

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

GOP avoids showdown over EPA climate change rules

GOP avoids showdown over EPA climate change rules

ELANA SCHOR Feb. 9, 2015 Republicans’ aggressive energy agenda has so far conspicuously sidestepped one of their biggest campaign-trail targets: the climate change rules from President Barack Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency. The House GOP plans to steer clear of a showdown over the greenhouse gas rules in a broad energy package that it will unveil

Did the Ground Game Matter in the Colorado Senate Race?

Did the Ground Game Matter in the Colorado Senate Race?

The recent Colorado race raises questions about how Bannock Street Project tactics could hold up in future contests. Seth Masket Jan 5, 2015 One of the most closely analyzed elections from 2014 has been Colorado’s U.S. Senate race, in which first-term Democratic Senator Mark Udall narrowly lost to Republican Representative Cory Gardner. The New York