Tag Archives: WildEarth Guardians

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

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

Meeting Tonight Will Focus on ColoWyo and Sage Grouse

bears-ears-tea-party-300The Bear’s Ears Tea Party Patriots will hold a meeting tonight to talk about the latest federal issues facing Moffat County. Those include the situation at ColoWyo Coal Mine and federal land management plans that are intended to keep the Greater Sage Grouse off of the Endangered Species List. ColoWyo is in the midst of an Continue reading

Mesa County Commissioners Write Letter of Support for ColoWyo

mesa countyThe Mesa County Commissioners have written a letter to the Office of Surface Mining, supporting ColoWyo Mine. In the letter, the commissioners state that Continue reading

Local Businesses Join Fight Against WildEarth

wildearthLocal businesses have joined the fight against WildEarth Guardians by refusing to do business with those that support the environmental group. WildEarth Guardians, who have threatened to shut down coal mines across the country, posted a list of the businesses in the Western United States that support them.  Local Continue reading

Tri-State Official Talks About ColoWyo Lawsuit

coloyowTri-State, ColoWyo, and local government officials are inviting the public to a meeting tonight to discuss the WildEarth Guardians lawsuit against the Office of Surface Mining, over the mine’s current operations. WildEarth says the OSM did not do enough Continue reading

WildEarth Guardians Say Coal is the Ultimate Target

coloyowA community meeting will be held tomorrow night to discuss the ColoWyo situation. WildEarth Guardians, an environmental group, sued the Office of Surface Mining over ColoWyo’s permits for their current operations. Continue reading

Meetings Scheduled in Craig to Discuss ColoWyo Situation

coloyowAnother meeting will be held in Craig to discuss the ColoWyo situation. A June 3rd meeting at Moffat County High School has already been announced. That meeting will be used to give the public information about what is going on with the WildEarth Continue reading

Bennet Writes Letter Supporting ColoWyo Jobs

coloyowColorado Senator Michael Bennet has written a letter to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, supporting Moffat County in its efforts to keep the ColoWyo Mine open. A federal judge ruled earlier this month that the Office of Surface Continue reading

WildEarth Guardians Think Craig Residents are Clueless

wildearthThe environmental group WildEarth Guardians has issued a statement that seems to indicate Craig residents are clueless when it comes to the group’s lawsuit against ColoWyo mine. The group has sued the mine over its expansion project that took place eight years ago, saying the Office of Surface Mining issued mining permits for the Continue reading

Moffat County Commissioners Say Hickenlooper is in Their Corner

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300The Moffat County Commissioners say they are confident Colorado’s governor will stick up for them when it comes to both Sage Grouse issues, and the federal ruling on ColoWyo Mine’s expansion. Commissioner Chuck Grobe yesterday said their meeting with Governor Hickenlooper on Tuesday went well.  The 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