Tag Archives: WildEarth Guardians

Public Comment Period Ends Today for Trapper Assessment

Trapper-Mine-300The public comment period for the Trapper Environmental Assessment ends today. If you haven’t made your comment yet, you should do so by the end of the day. The comments have been deemed by local officials as equally as important as the comments gathered for the ColoWyo settlement. The Moffat County Commissioners finalized their comments at Continue reading

Tomorrow is Comment Deadline for Trapper Settlement

Trapper-Mine-300Tomorrow is the last day to make scoping comments to the Office of Surface Mining regarding the Trapper Mine settlement with WildEarth Guardians. Local officials stress that making comments on the Trapper plan is just as important as making comments on the ColoWyo plan. The OSM and Trapper held a community outreach meeting a couple of weeks ago to allow Continue reading

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

OSM to Gather Public Input on Trapper Assessment

Trapper-Mine-300A meeting will be held later this month to rally for Trapper Mine in their settlement with WildEarth Guardians over mining operations. Trapper and ColoWyo Mines both came under litigation after WildEarth spokesman Jeremy Nichols filed a lawsuit against the Office of Surface Mining, claiming the permits issued for the mines’ current operations were based on insufficient Continue reading

Court Approves Joint Remedy for Trapper Mining Review

Trapper-Mine-300CRAIG—Last week, Trapper Mining Inc. announced the filing of a joint proposed remedy to U.S. District Court Judge R. Brooke Jackson. The proposal was developed by the federal Office of Surface Mining (OSM), Trapper Mining Inc. and WildEarth Guardians.

The court this morning approved the joint Continue reading

ColoWyo Assessment Complete

coloyowThe Interior Department’s Environmental Assessment of the South Taylor Pit of ColoWyo Mine is done, and reportedly shows that the mine’s operations do NOT create a significant environmental impact. That would be a blow to Continue reading

BLM Listening Session Live Stream Link Available At KRAI.COM

BLMA live stream of today’s Bureau of Land Management Listening Session in Denver is available today here at KRAI.COM. The purpose of the Listening Session Tuesday is to gather feedback on how the BLM can best carry out its responsibility to ensure that American taxpayers receive a fair return on federal Continue reading

Deadline for Submitting Comments on ColoWyo EA is Today

coloyowToday is the last day to submit comments on the new Environmental Assessment of the South Taylor Pit at ColoWyo Coal Mine. The Office of Surface Mining has finished a court ordered re-do of the assessment, and is collecting public Continue reading

Craig Residents Reminded to Submit Public Comment on ColoWyo EA

coloyowThe Craig Chamber of Commerce says WildEarth Guardians is flooding the Office of Surface Mining with comments on the latest Environmental Assessment at ColoWyo Mine, and are urging citizens to make comments of their Continue reading

Freedom Conference to Feature Talks on ColoWyo

STEAMBOAT INSTITUTEThe situation at ColoWyo Coal Mine will be a focus at this year’s Freedom Conference in Steamboat. The Steamboat Institute will welcome Tony Blankley Continue reading

WildEarth Releases Coal Report

wildearthWildEarth Guardians yesterday, released a roadmap for the U.S. Department of the Interior to start keeping publicly owned coal in the ground and leading the nation away from fossil fuels. The new report comes amid mounting controversy and scandal over the way WildEarth accomplishes its goals. The group has come Continue reading

Businesses Write Letter Supporting EPA Clean Power Rule

EPA-300A group of Colorado businesses have opened themselves up to scrutiny by writing an open letter to Governor Hickenlooper, supporting the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Rule. The rule will force power plants to reduce carbon emissions, significantly within the next 15 years, a costly move that could shut some plants Continue reading