RANGELY I The Deserado Black Mine Rescue Team from Rangely captured first place after four days of mine safety competition running from June 15-18 in Price, Utah.
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.
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.
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.
MEEKER I The Bureau of Land Management has signed a final decision to offer 3,157 acres of federal coal reserves in Rio Blanco and Moffat counties in a future competitive coal lease sale.
Al Hibbard (right) mine manager of Deserado Mine in Rangely, smiles and shakes hands with business owner and Rangely Town trustee Brad Casto, pictured with fellow trustee Clayton Gohr and Rangely Town Manager Peter Brixius after a public hearing hosted by the Bureau of Land Management seeking public comment on the Environmental Assessment (EA) proposal […]
RANGELY I The Deserado Mine reached a safety milestone Dec. 31, 2011, completing a full calendar year without a lost-time accident.
MEEKER I The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comment on a proposal to lease approximately 2,592 acres of federal coal reserves beneath BLM managed lands in Rio Blanco County, Colo., adjacent to the existing Deserado Mine.