EPA issues operation permit for Bonanza plant production

RBC I Last week, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a Title V permit allowing Deseret Power Electric Cooperative’s (DPEC’s) Bonanza power plant to continue operating under existing emissions control requirements. The final permit will go into effect Jan. 7, 2015. Share on Facebook

EPA delays ruling on power plant and mine until October

RANGELY I Citizens and groups keeping a close eye on an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) decision that could affect local coal mine and power plant operations could have six more weeks to wait. Share on Facebook

Strategy calls for coordinating efforts to support oil, gas, coal

RBC I Town and county officials, business owners and special district leaders have continued to meet this month to develop a comprehensive strategy in support of the coal, oil and gas industries in the region and country. Share on Facebook

County residents urged to support permit for endangered area mine

RBC I A committee of town and county officials, districts, business and private citizens plan to meet this week and discuss utilizing Grand Junction’s Natural Resources Group and EIS Solutions to take further steps to support the Deserado Mine, the Bonanza Power Plant and, more broadly, the region’s coal, oil and gas industries. Share on […]

Environmental group files suit vs. Bonanza power plant

RBC I WildEarth Guardians, an environmental organization based out of Santa Fe, New Mexico, filed a lawsuit late last month to halt the continued operation of the Bonanza power plant in Utah unless it makes substantial technological upgrades. Share on Facebook

EPA settles with Vernal plant

RBC I The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a Clean Air Act settlement with Utah-based Deseret Generation and Transmission Co-operative (Deseret) resolving alleged violations at the Bonanza Power Plant on the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation near Vernal, Utah. Share on Facebook

New Bonanza plant manager

RANGELY I Deseret Power has named Gene Grindle to assume duties as the new plant manager for its Bonanza Power Plant, southeast of Vernal, Utah, beginning Aug. 8. Share on Facebook