Tag Archives: Tri-State Generation and Transmission

Craig City Council Presented with Appreciation Check

City-Council-300The Craig City Council received a gift yesterday in appreciation for the support they’ve shown for Tri-State Generation and Transmission through a recent lawsuit. Tri-State’s Drew Kramer showed up to last night’s meeting to thank the council for their support while they went through a lawsuit with WildEarth Guardians. He brought with him a Continue reading

Coffman Joins Lawsuit Against Clean Power Plan

COFFMANColorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman says she’s joining other states in a lawsuit challenging President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan. Coffman said Friday that she and attorneys general in at least 24 other states will file a single Continue reading

Moffat County’s Kelly Pierce Named State Labor Department’s Employee of the Year

colorado-workforce-center-3The Craig Workforce Center’s Kelly Pierce has received a huge honor from the Colorado Department of Labor. Pierce was recently Continue reading

OSM Has Until Tonight to File Appeal in ColoWyo Case

osmToday is the last day the Interior Department has to file an appeal of a federal judge’s ruling that has put the future of ColoWyo Coal Mine in jeopardy. A judge ruled that the Office of Surface Mining didn’t do enough to consider burning coal, when it approved the mine’s South Taylor Permit. Tri-State Continue reading

ColoWyo Situation Featured on Front Page of Denver Post

coloyowMoffat County’s issues with the federal government were highlighted in a front page article of yesterday’s Denver Post. The article focused on the economic make-up of Moffat County, and the hardships that would ensue if ColoWyo Mine were to shut Continue reading

Judge Rules ColoWyo Permits Obtained Without Proper Procedure

coalOn Friday, U.S. District Judge R. Brooke Jackson ruled against the Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) in a lawsuit challenging the mining permits issued for Colowyo Mine and Trapper Mine. The lawsuit Continue reading

Tri-State Joins Defense Team in WildEarth Guardians Lawsuit

tri-state-g-tOfficials at Tri-State Generation and Transmission are joining the defense in a lawsuit filed by the environmental group WildEarth Guardians, claiming that Continue reading

Commissioners Agree to ColoWyo Expansion Plans

MC Commissioners-150The Moffat County Commissioners yesterday gave their blessing to a plan for ColoWyo Coal Mine to expand their operations westward. The new operations would be located entirely within Moffat County. The expansion is in areas considered suitable habitat for Sage Grouse, so the mine has agreed to donate around 4,400 Continue reading

Tri State Makes Comments on Clean Air Rules Public

tri-state-g-tTri-State Generation and Transmission has asked the Environmental Protection Agency to abandon its proposed new rules for clean air. The power provider has Continue reading

Unit 1 at Craig Station Offline

tri-state-g-tUnit 1 at Craig Station is offline…and will be for a few weeks. That’s according to Lee Boughey, Senior Manager, Corporate Communications and Public Affairs for Continue reading

CPW Says Meeting About Elkhead not Secret, Just Boring

ELK-HEAD-MAIN-SIGNColorado Parks and Wildlife is ensuring the public they will not hold secret meetings about the fate of Elkhead Reservoir. It was reported this week that a plan was being developed to drain Elkhead Reservoir and poison the water to prevent non-native fish, such as Small Mouth Bass and Northern Pike from entering the Yampa River. The idea would be to kill all the fish in the reservoir, and then restock it with non-natives that don’t threaten the 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