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Steamboat Updating Regulations For City Signs

SteamboatThe City of Steamboat is looking for the public’s help with updating regulations for signage in the City. Steamboat is updating their Sign Code which regulates size, location, and other aspects of signage in Steamboat. An open house has been scheduled to allow the community to review the changes to the code, and provide input. The open house will take Continue reading

Trump To Cancel “Job Killing Restrictions” On Coal

President elect Donald Trump posted a YouTube video yesterday in which he said one of his initial goals after he is sworn into office on January 20th is to cancel “Job Killing Restrictions” On Coal.  In the video Trump also called for reduction of government regulations.  You can view entire video below.

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Oil & Gas Group Sues BLM Over Venting And Flaring Rule

oil-and-gas-industry-300A group, representing energy producers in the US, is suing the Bureau of Land Management over their new rule, regulating venting and flaring on oil and natural gas operations, occurring on federal or tribal lands. The suit, filed in a US District court in Wyoming, claims that the rule exceeds the BLM’s authority, creates duplicate regulations, and conflicts with requirements from the Environmental Protection Agency. The group argues that the authority to Continue reading

Wyoming Election Day Rules And Regs

wyoming-flag-graphicPolls are open form 7 a.m to 7 p.m. today for the general election in Wyoming. Anyone who has not registered to vote before today may do so at the polls, and anyone in line to vote by 7 p.m. will be given an opportunity to vote. Employers are required by law to allow any employee who does not have 3 hours off Continue reading

Rule Could Result In Nearly 80,000 Lost Coal Jobs

coalplugHouse Republicans are looking to put a stop to a rule that could cost the U.S. tens of thousands of coal mining jobs. Colorado Congressman Scott Tipton is pushing to add a provision to any possible end of year funding package.  The provision would end or delay the Office of Surface Mining and Reclamation’s proposed Stream Protection Rule.  The purpose of the Stream Continue reading

New Requirements To Register Boats and OHV’s

ohv-permitNew regulations go into effect next year requiring anyone looking to register a boat, off highway vehicle or snowmobile in Colorado to provide proof of ownership before it can be registered. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is recommending that anyone purchasing any of these machines asks for a bill of sale. If proof of ownership cannot be obtained, a Continue reading

Coalition To Protest Coal Regulations

war on coal shirtA coalition of Northwest Colorado residents will be joining others from across the state in Grand Junction next week to protest the Interior Departments moratorium on coal leases for federal land, and its attempt to hinder existing mine operations through increased royalties on production. Members from the Craig Chamber of Commerce, Craig and Moffat County Economic Continue reading

Oil and Gas Companies Could Be Liable For Earth Quakes

Co-Oil-Gas-300The Colorado Senate is considering two bills that would make it difficult for oil and gas producers in the state to frack wells. The first proposal would make any oil and gas company who uses hydraulic fracturing or fracking, liable for any damage caused if an earthquake occurs in the area where wells are being fracked. This bill was proposed despite the Continue reading

New O&G Facilities In CO Might Have New Hurdle To Jump

Co-Oil-Gas-300A measure that would require new oil and gas facilities in Colorado to be constructed at least 2,500 feet away from occupied buildings, or “areas of special concern” like lakes and playgrounds, has gone through the necessary steps to get on the 2016 general election ballot. The backers of the measure Continue reading

Tipton Questions Obama Administration

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300Congressman Scott Tipton, in an exclusive interview with Wild West Radio News, said that he believes the Obama administration and the EPA are doing everything they can to kill coal jobs across the country which is having a negative effect on families in  Northwest Colorado. During the interview, Congressman Tipton also responded to questions Continue reading

Tipton And Others Question Financial Regulators

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300Scott Tipton and 120 members of congress sent a letter yesterday addressed to United States financial regulators asking them for further clarifications of the regulations that they are applying to the nation’s financial institutions.  The letter expresses concern over the impact that expanding regulatory burdens are having on the ability of the nation’s banks, particularly those in small communities, to serve the economic needs of a Continue reading

Western Energy Alliance Responds To Obama Plan

WESTERN ENERGY ALLIANCEThe Western Energy Alliance responded last week to President Obama’s plan to impose methane reductions on existing oil and gas wells. Western Energy Alliance represents the oil and natural gas industry by advocating on its Continue reading