Tag Archives: public comment

Mesa County Commissioners Write Letter of Support for ColoWyo

mesa countyThe Mesa County Commissioners have written a letter to the Office of Surface Mining, supporting ColoWyo Mine. In the letter, the commissioners state that Continue reading

OSM Taking Public Comment on ColoWyo Tomorrow

osmNorthwest Colorado residents are reminded to stop by the Moffat County Fairgrounds tomorrow to submit a public comment regarding ColoWyo Coal Mine. The Office of Surface Mining will be in Craig tomorrow to gather that public input. A federal judge ruled last month that the office didn’t Continue reading

Meetings in Craig this Week Focused on ColoWyo and Sage Grouse

coloyowbears-ears-tea-party-300Two meetings will be held in Craig this week to talk about plans the federal government has for Northwest Colorado. Wednesday, Continue reading

BLM Seeking Public Comment on Proposed Trail Near Dinosaur

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management and Dinosaur National Monument are seeking public comments on an environmental assessment of the proposed 1.3-mile Bull Canyon Rim Trail. The proposed trail would originate in the Monument’s Plug Hat Butte Picnic area off of Harpers Corner Road and Continue reading

June Events Keep Focus on Energy in Craig

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300There are a couple of June events that will have energy interests focused on Craig. The Air Quality Control Commission plans to hold their summer retreat in Craig June 17th through the 19th. This will be the first time the Commission has visited the area. The retreat will include workshops, tours of Tri-State and Trapper Mine, Continue reading

Northwest RAC to Meet in Kremmling Next Month

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management’s Northwest Resource Advisory Council will meet next month. The meeting is open to the public, with public comment periods related to items on the agenda scheduled for 10 in the morning and 2 in the afternoon. Agenda items include a presentation Continue reading

Parks and Wildlife Seek Comments on State Fishing Regulations

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife seeks public comment on fishing regulations that are now under review for the 2016 through 2020 seasons. Fishing regulations are reviewed as a whole on a five-year cycle. The agency is interested in public comments, thoughts and ideas on current fishing regulations to help guide that review. The first 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

Northwest Colorado RAC to Meet in Silt Next Week

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management’s Northwest Resource Advisory Council will meet next week in Silt. Agenda items include briefings on multiple recent agency projects to include the Roan Settlement, Transwest Pipeline, and an orientation briefing regarding BLM land sales and Continue reading

Oil and Gas Task Force to Meet this Week

oil-and-gas-industry-300Governor Hickenlooper’s Oil and Gas Task Force will meet again tomorrow and Friday to continue work on recommendations for the industry. The group was put together after Congressman Jared Polis threatened to back a number of ballot questions throughout the state that would result in several variations of regulations from county Continue reading

Congressmen Ask for More Public Comment Time for Cuckoo Plan

ybcRepresentatives from several Western states, including U.S. Representative Scott Tipton, are asking the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to continue taking comment on the status of the Western yellow-billed cuckoo and its habitat through December 14th. The federal agency is scheduled to close public comment on the proposal on October 14th. In their letter to Fish and Wildlife Director Dan Ashe, the representatives wrote that the Continue reading

EPA Grants Extension to Public Comment Period

EPA-300The Environmental Protection Agency has granted another extension in the public comment period for new carbon emissions rules. The EPA was asked to extend the period by another 60 days. The agency has granted another 45 days. That makes the entire comment period for the new rules 165 days. The rules are intended to Continue reading