MEEKER I The Bureau of Land Management Northwest District signed a Finding of No Significant Impact and a Decision Record on Friday, approving a coal lease modification to allow Colowyo Coal to store rock and soil overburden at a coal mine north of Meeker.
RBC I Rio Blanco County officials are urging residents to submit public comments on the draft environmental assessment (EA) for the Collom Area Development Project at Colowyo Mine in Northwestern Colorado near Craig. Representatives from Rio Blanco County, the Town of Meeker, Meeker Chamber of Commerce, White River Electric Association and Tri-State Generation and Transmission […]
RBC I The White River Electric Association and Tri-State Transmission are hosting “TGIF Meeker” events on Friday to get area residents out and about to disseminate information and gain public comment on the environmental permitting process for the Collom Area Development Project at Colowyo Mine.
MEEKER I White River Electric Association and Tri-State Transmission are hosting “TGIF Meeker” events on Feb. 5 to get area residents out and about on a Friday afternoon and evening and to disseminate information and gain public comment on the environmental permitting process for the Collom Area Development Project at Colowyo Mine. Residents are urged […]
RBC I Trapper Mining on Monday called on the northwest Colorado community and energy consumers across Colorado and the Rocky Mountain West to review and provide comment on a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) developed for Trapper Mining by the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE). The draft EA was developed in response to […]
RBC I The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) announced the draft environmental assessment (EA) for the Collom Area Development Project at Colowyo Mine in Northwest Colorado became available for public comment on Tuesday. The environmental review is required prior to federal government approval of a revised mining plan.
At the Rio Blanco County Commissioners meeting Nov. 23, Chris McCourt, center, who is manager of the Colowyo Mine, presented a check for $5,000 to Rio Blanco County. Colowyo made the donation as a way of saying “thank you” to the community for ongoing support over the life of Colowyo operations and the support shown […]
RBC I The U.S. Department of the Interior has approved and signed a modified mine plan for Colowyo Mine, which was subject to a federal district court order requiring the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) to update its environmental review of the mine. In addition to the new mining plan, on Aug. […]
RBC I The federal Office of Surface Mining is seeking public comment regarding the possible closing of the Colowyo Coal Mine nears Craig, which employs roughly 200 employees in Moffat and Rio Blanco counties.
RBC I As the controversy over the future of the ColoWyo Coal Mine heats up, an unlikely commodity has been pulled into the debate—beer.
RANGELY I Government authorities from all over Northwestern Colorado converged on Rangely May 27 for a monthly meeting of the Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado (AGNC), which looked at a variety of topics.
RBC I The Colorado coal industry has been bristling for two weeks, following the second ruling by a federal judge in Denver calling for climate impacts to be included in assessments of mining endeavors.