Sept. 10 meeting in Craig to address power plant’s future

RBC I Moffat County, in conjunction with CLUB 20 and Craig City Councilman Ray Beck, will host a public community meeting with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 8 Administrator Shaun McGrath on Sept. 10, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Moffat County High School Auditorium.

McGrath will review the EPA’s proposed rule for carbon dioxide emissions from existing coal-fired power plants.
Local leaders, including Craig Station Manager Rick Johnson, Yampa Valley Data Partners Director Keith Kramer and Moffat County Commissioner John Kinkaid along with other invited guests will share concerns regarding the proposed EPA rule.
Officials of neighboring counties, area residents and national organizations are expected to address concerns related to the EPA rule and how implementation of the proposed regulations will impact local communities.
Time will be provided for attendees to ask questions and make comments. Attendees are encouraged to provide those comments in written form as well.
Public comment will be taken on the proposed EPA 111(d) rule through Oct. 16, Comments can be submitted through this link www2.epa.gov/carbon-pollution-standards/how-comment-clean-power-plan-proposed-rule or via email at A-and-R-Docket@epa.gov. Comments must reference Docket ID: EPA-HQ-OAR-2013-0602 in the subject line of their email.
The public is urged to attend this important meeting to learn about the proposed rule and how it may impact our communities and individuals. Doors will open at 6 p.m.