Tag Archives: environmental assessment

Bennet Writes Letter Supporting ColoWyo Jobs

coloyowColorado Senator Michael Bennet has written a letter to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, supporting Moffat County in its efforts to keep the ColoWyo Mine open. A federal judge ruled earlier this month that the Office of Surface Continue reading

BLM Seeks Public Comment on Plant Expansion

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management is now seeking public comments on a proposed sodium bicarbonate plant expansion 37 miles southwest of Meeker. Natural Soda’s planned expansion of the Piceance Creek Basin processing facility would double its current 250,000 tons per-year Continue reading

BLM Seeks Public Input on Coal Mine Modification

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management Little Snake Field Office is now seeking public comment on a coal lease modification 30 miles southeast of Craig. Twentymile Coal Company seeks to modify their existing federal coal lease at the Foidel Creek Mine by 310 acres to gain access to Continue reading

Shadow Mountain Project Update

shadow mountain village meeting-150 editAn environmental assessment and cultural study of lands involved in the Shadow Mountain Water Improvement Project turned up nothing of interest. That’s according to Roy Tipton of Moffat County Development Services. Tipton was irritated when the order came down that the Continue reading

EPA Creates Hurdle for Shadow Mountain Project

EPA-300The Environmental Protection Agency is causing headaches for the Shadow Mountain water and sewer line replacement project. The agency is forcing Moffat County to pay for an Environmental Assessment on a portion of the construction area. The money from the two loans the county is getting to complete the project Continue reading

BLM Seeking Comments on Lease Sales

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management Little Snake Field Office yesterday released a preliminary environmental assessment analyzing the proposed sale of oil and gas leases on 41 parcels totaling 31,225 acres of public mineral estate in Moffatt and Routt counties.  The Assessment Continue reading

BLM Seeks Comment on Plan to Dispose of Beetle Killed Trees

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management has released an environmental assessment for public comment analyzing its proposal to remove hazardous trees on BLM-administered lands in Grand County.  Grand County has been one of the most affected areas of Continue reading