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Coal Production Down in Colorado

coalCoal production in Colorado has continued to decline since last year’s record low, with only 13.9 million tons produced through August in 2015. In August 2014 Colorado mines had already produced 15.5 million tons. Production Continue reading

Packed House at EPA Meeting in Craig

EPA-300Last night’s community meeting with EPA Regional Administrator Shaun McGrath in Craig was very well attended. Miners, industry and community leaders, and others filled the Moffat County High School Auditorium to hear McGrath explain why new carbon emissions rules were needed to stave off the EPA’s claims of human Continue reading

Agenda Set for EPA Meeting in Craig

EPA-300The agenda has been set for next week’s public meeting in Craig with the Environmental Protection Agency. The EPA’s Regional Administrator, Shawn McGrath agreed to hold a public meeting in Craig, over the new carbon emissions rules levied against coal fired power plants. During hearings on the rules in Continue reading

Kinkaid to Advise Statewide Candidates About Energy Policy

John KinkaidMoffat County Commissioner John Kinkaid is in Denver today, looking out for coal interests.  Kinkaid says he has been invited to meet with Colorado Mining Officials this morning to discuss the industry’s efforts.  His hope is that he will come away with an idea of how to better help the mines in the area.  This afternoon, Kinkaid will be at the Continue reading