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National Manufacturing Group Testifies Against EPA Rules

namThe National Association of Manufacturers was one of the organizations that testified at the EPA hearings on carbon emission rules yesterday in Washington D.C.  Ross Eisenberg, Vice President of Energy and Continue reading

Thousands Attend Rally Against EPA Rules in Denver

EPA-300The Environmental Protection Agency’s hearings on Proposed Carbon Emissions Rules continue today in Denver.  Yesterday, thousands showed up for a rally against the new rules at Lincoln Park, across from the capitol in Denver.  Speeches were made promoting the use of coal as a clean and cost effective way to produce electricity.  Some Continue reading

Tipton to Monitor EPA Hearings from Washington, Pushes REINS Act

SCOTT-TIPTON-300Congressman Scott Tipton says he will be monitoring the EPA hearings on carbon emissions rules while working in Washington D.C.  Tipton says he is still trying to pass the REINS Act, which would limit the federal government’s authority to enact rules without legislative approval.  The EPA’s new rules have no legislative backing.  Tipton says Continue reading

Public Comment Still Being Taken on EPA Emissions Rules

EPA-300Those that would still like to comment on the EPA’s new carbon emissions rules can do so through written response.  The EPA is holding hearings in Denver, Pittsburgh, Atlanta, and Washington D.C. next week, but all speaking slots have been filled at the Denver hearing.  Moffat County Commissioner John Kinkaid will be Continue reading

EPA Adds Hearings But Not in Moffat County

EPA-300The Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to hold extra public hearings on its new carbon emissions rules, but none of those hearings will be in Moffat County, or any coal producing county.  Instead, the EPA will hold an extra day of hearings in each of the cities already on the schedule.  Hearings will now be in 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

Journey of Hope to Arrive in Craig Tomorrow

JOURNEY OF HOPEJourney of Hope will arrive at the Boys & Girls Club of Northwest Colorado in Craig tomorrow for a special puppet show and presentation on bike safety after 90 miles of cycling. Journey of Hope will cycle an average of 75 miles a day for people 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

Push America’s Journey of Hope Returning to Craig

JOURNEY OF HOPEOn June 19th, a group of fraternity men participating in Push America’s Journey of Hope, a 3,600-mile cycling event across the country, will be in Craig. This group of 26 cyclists and 9 crew members are riding from San Francisco to Washington D.C., raising Continue reading

EPA to Hold Hearings on New Carbon Emissions Rules

EPA-300The Environmental Protection Agency will hold four public hearings on the latest carbon emissions rules throughout the country.  The hearings will be held in Atlanta, Denver, Pittsburgh, and Washington D.C.  The hearings are considered opportunities for interested parties to present data, views, or Continue reading