Tag Archives: National Environmental Policy Act

Senators Push Interior Secretary to Come to Craig

JEWELLSenator Cory Gardner (R-CO) announced yesterday that he, Wyoming Senators John Barrasso and Mike Enzi, and Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer have sent a letter to Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell regarding the Colowyo Mine. The mine is threatened by a recent Federal Court decision which determined that the Office of Surface Mining’s plan for the mine failed to Continue reading

Senator Gardner Talks to Senate About ColoWyo

gardnerSenator Cory Gardner (R-CO) took to the Senate floor yesterday to discuss the hugely negative impact that the closure of the Colowyo Mine would have on Northwest Colorado’s families and economy. The mine is threatened by a Federal District Court order determining that the Office of Surface Mining failed to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act in Continue reading

Meeting Planned to Discuss the ColoWyo Situation

coloyowA meeting has been planned for Craig residents to get the latest information on the ColoWyo situation. The meeting will include speakers from industry representatives and local government in Moffat and Rio Blanco Counties. Ray Beck and Continue reading

BLM Seeks Public Comment on Wild Horse Gather

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management is now seeking public comments concerning proposed gathers of excess wild horses in areas managed by the White River Field Office. The BLM conducts gathers to sustain healthy public lands and healthy populations of wild horses. Maintaining healthy Continue reading

Tipton Blasts Obama Administration for Misuse of Antiquities Act

SCOTT-TIPTON-300Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO), yesterday, issued a statement on President Obama’s use of the Antiquities Act to unilaterally designate a massive 500,000 acre national monument in New Mexico despite local objections, a move that could indicate the presidents intentions for land in Northwest Colorado.  Local citizens and elected officials raised serious concerns over Continue reading

Energy Groups Blast BLM for Caving to Environmentalists

oil-and-gas-industry-300Western Energy Alliance and the West Slope Colorado Oil & Gas Association (WSCOGA) together with 10 Colorado, regional, and national trade associations submitted comments to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) regarding 65 valid existing leases in Continue reading