Tag Archives: Tri-State

EPA Ruling Won’t Affect ColoWyo Case

coloyowThe Supreme Court’s ruling against the Environmental Protection Agency over the agency’s power plant emissions rule will not affect the outcome of the WildEarth Guardians lawsuit against the Office of Surface Mining in regards to Continue reading

Air Quality Control Commission in Craig for Summer Retreat

MOFFAT-CO-FAIRGROUND-SIGNThe state’s Air Quality Control Commission is in Craig today for their summer retreat. This is the group’s first visit to Craig, and it includes tours of Trapper Mine and Tri-State. The highlight is tonight’s open forum. The ColoWyo situation is expected to be a hot topic of discussion at the forum. The Office of Surface Mining has finished Continue reading

Moffat County Becomes Participant in EA Process

moffat-county-commissionersThe Moffat County Commissioners, yesterday, signed an agreement to become a participant in the Environmental Assessment of the South Taylor Pit at ColoWyo Mine. The Office of Continue reading

Med Students Visiting Craig this Week

tmh-150Craig is playing host this week to a number of medical students from the University of Colorado Denver. The students are involved in “Rural Immersion Week”, which highlights the benefits Continue reading

Steamboat Institute, Air Quality Control Commission to Talk ColoWyo

STEAMBOAT INSTITUTEThere will be a couple of opportunities this week to talk about the ColoWyo situation. On Wednesday, The Steamboat Institute welcomes Amy Oliver Continue reading

Senator Gardner Talks to Senate About ColoWyo

gardnerSenator Cory Gardner (R-CO) took to the Senate floor yesterday to discuss the hugely negative impact that the closure of the Colowyo Mine would have on Northwest Colorado’s families and economy. The mine is threatened by a Federal District Court order determining that the Office of Surface Mining failed to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act in Continue reading

OSM Meeting Draws Large Crowd

osmIf you didn’t make it to last night’s meeting to make your comments to the Office of Surface Mining, regarding the Environmental Assessment being conducted on the South Taylor Pit at ColoWyo, you still have a chance to make your voice heard. Last night’s meeting at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Continue reading

Med Students to Visit Craig

HEALTH-SYMBOL-300Health profession students with the University of Colorado Denver who have expressed an interest in future rural practice will be spending a week in Craig learning about and investigating all aspects of small town personal, professional and community life. Students from professional programs in medicine, physician assistant, 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

Sage Grouse Meeting Canceled Due to Conflict

sage_grouse-300The Colorado Cattlemen’s Association and the Partners for Western Conservation have cancelled a meeting they had scheduled for Craig next week to talk about Sage Grouse issues. The meeting was geared towards mineral rights and property owners. The groups say the meeting was going to conflict with an EPA hearing. The state’s 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

State Natural Resources Director Plans to Fight for ColoWyo

coloyowOne of the new pieces of information in the ColoWyo lawsuit that came out during Wednesday night’s community meeting at Moffat County High School, is that it appears the state will be going to bat for Tri-State and ColoWyo. Deputy Natural Continue reading