Tag Archives: Representative Scott Tipton

Tipton Votes in Favor of Three Higher Education Measures

SCOTT-TIPTON-300Stressing the need for greater flexibility and transparency in higher education, Representative Scott Tipton (R-CO) voted to advance three pieces of legislation this week to promote innovative competency-based learning, and provide students and parents with information needed to make sound decisions on academic programs and tuition financing options.  The Continue reading

Residents Encouraged to Attend Rally at EPA Hearing

EPA-300Moffat County Commissioner John Kinkaid is encouraging anyone who can make it, to attend a rally outside the EPA hearings in Denver July 29th and 30th.  The Environmental Protection Agency is holding hearings on its proposed carbon emissions rules, standards the coal industry says will cost thousands of jobs and hike energy Continue reading

Tri-State Requests EPA Hearing in Moffat County

tri-state-g-tTri-State Generation and Transmission has written a letter to the EPA, asking that Continue reading

Tipton Casts Vote on Energy

SCOTT-TIPTON-300Wild West Radio talked with Representative Scott Tipton yesterday, right after a key energy vote.  The Planning for American Energy Act passed the House yesterday, and now moves on to the Senate, where it’s likely to face opposition from Democrats. Representative Cory Gardner also voted in favor of the bill, which aims to incorporate all forms of Continue reading

Tipton to Hold Hearing on Imbalance in Oil and Gas Industry

SCOTT-TIPTON-300At 10 this morning, the Small Business Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy and Trade, under the chairmanship of Representative Scott Tipton (R-CO), will conduct a hearing titled “The New Domestic Energy Paradigm: Downstream Challenges for Small Energy Businesses.” The hearing will examine how the growing rate of domestic crude oil production may soon Continue reading

EPA Sued Over New Emissions Rules

COAL-MINING-300Murray Energy Corporation has filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency over new carbon emission standards.  The lawsuit claims the rules are “illegal, irrational, and destructive cap and tax regulations”.  The lawsuit was filed in Washington D.C. yesterday, the same day the rules Continue reading