Tag Archives: environmental

Comments On Air Permit Due Today

Saturday is the last day to comment on the proposed air quality permit for ColoWyo Mine’s Collom pit. The air permit is required for operations at the mine to continue. The Collom development will support more than 200 jobs in Continue reading

Comment On Steamboat Ski Area Improvements

The U.S. Forest Service is asking for the public to comment on a Draft Environmental Impact Statement which analyzes proposed improvement projects at the Steamboat Ski Area. The input will help Continue reading

Time Running Out To Comment On Air Permit

This is the final week to comment on the proposed air quality permit for ColoWyo Mine’s Collom pit. Comments are being accepted through Saturday. The air permit is required for operations at the mine to continue. The Collom development will Continue reading

Comment On New Oil And Gas Development

In accordance with the Trump Administrations goal to strengthen America’s energy independence, the Bureau of Land Management Rawlins Field Office released four environmental assessments concerning oil and gas Continue reading

Comment On Potential Oil And Gas Lease Sale

In keeping with the Trump administration’s goal of strengthening America’s energy independence, the Bureau of Land Management’s High Desert District in Wyoming is asking for the public to comment on the environmental assessment for a Continue reading

EPA To End “Sue And Settle”

EPA administrator Scott Pruitt announced this week that the agency will take steps to eliminate “sue and settle” practices which have been used by environmental groups, like the Wild Earth Guardians, to shape environmental policy in the United States. During the announcement, Pruitt said Continue reading

Trump Admin To End “War On Coal” By Eliminating Clean Power Plan

Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt announced yesterday that the agency will start the process of withdrawing the Clean Power Plan. The Clean Power Plan was instituted by the Obama administration, designed to significantly cut emissions from coal fired power plants. During his announcement Continue reading

Formal Proposal To Eliminate WOTUS Rule

The Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have formally submitted a proposal that would withdraw the federal government from the Waters of The United States Rule.  Rewriting this rule is not only popular with coal companies, but also with Continue reading

MOCO Supports Amending Sage Grouse Plan

The changes Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is considering making to the Sage Grouse Management in the U.S. will most likely be less severe than previously thought. Reports are now that Zinke is looking to modify the existing plan as opposed to scrapping the whole plan and starting over. He is said to be considering modifications to incorporate Continue reading

Comment On Wyoming Wild Horse Gathering

The Bureau of Land Management Rawlins and Lander field offices are asking for public comment on a revised environmental assessment, analyzing a proposed wild horse gathering project in the Red Desert Wild Horse Herd Management Area Complex. The Red Desert Complex includes the Antelope Hills, Crooks Mountain, Green Mountain, Lost Creek and Stewart Creek herd management areas, and is located in Sweetwater, Carbon, Continue reading

Routt County Master Plan Meeting In Oak Creek

The Routt County Planning Commission will host a meeting this week in Oak Creek to discuss the Routt County Master Plan. The meeting will allow the planning team to answer questions about the Continue reading

5,000 Gallons Of Oil Spills Near Rangely

An oil spill occurred earlier this month near Rangely, when 115 barrels of crude oil or almost 5,000 gallons spilled out of a Chevron owned pipeline into a drainage ditch. According to a release from Chevron about the incident, there was no impact to the areas water as the oil was contained in a siphon dam located a mile and a Continue reading