Tag Archives: Senator Michael Bennet

Election Day; Ballots Due by 7

Ballot-300Today is Election Day. If you haven’t turned your ballot in yet, you have until 7 tonight to do so. Ballots should be taken to your local elections clerk. Drop off points are at the Moffat County Courthouse, the Routt County Courthouse annex in Steamboat, Oak Creek Town Hall, Hayden Town Hall, the courthouse in Meeker, and the Continue reading

Udall Copying Bennet’s Strategy

mark-udall-300Hanging over Colorado’s current Senate race is the shadow of its last one. Senator Mark Udall has modeled his re-election campaign on that of Senator Michael Bennet. Bennet defied public polls in 2010 and beat his Republican challenger by emphasizing women’s issues and a strong get-out-the-vote operation. Udall is trying to do 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

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

EPA Publishes Carbon Emissions Rules in Federal Register

EPA-300The Environmental Protection Agency published their latest Carbon Emissions Rules in the Federal Register today.  That means public comment on the proposed rules starts now.  The rules state that coal fired power plants must cut carbon emissions by 30 percent be the year 2030.  The regulations seem to be a Continue reading

Moffat County Commissioners Write Letter Regarding Potential Vermillion Designation

MC Commissioners-150The Moffat County Commissioners have decided to write their own letter, opposing any Monument designations in the county that don’t go through the proper public process.  While President Obama’s plans are still hazy, there is rumor that he wants to make the Vermillion Basin a National Monument.  The Continue reading

Tipton Pushing Back on EPA Rules

SCOTT-TIPTON-300Congressman Scott Tipton has been touring the Western Slope, visiting with constituents to let them know he is fighting against the new EPA carbon emissions rules.  The EPA will hold public hearings on the new rules in Atlanta, Denver, Pittsburgh, and Washington D.C.  Tipton is part of an effort to get the Denver hearing moved to Moffat County, so that Washington bureaucrats Continue reading