Colowyo seeks public support

RBC I Colowyo Coal is seeking public support for its Collom Permit Expansion, which may be vital to the economic future of Rio Blanco, Moffat and Routt counties. The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement is taking written comments through this Friday concerning the proposed mine expansion, and Colowyo […]

Suit filed to stop in-city fracking

A Loveland citizen has filed with the City Clerk’s Office a protest of petitions seeking a ballot measure setting a two-year moratorium on the practice of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, to recover oil and gas within the city limits of Loveland.

Letter to the Editor: Letter to Gov: Veto House Bill 252

Dear Editor: This is an open letter to Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper: Surviving economically in rural Colorado is a daily challenge and actually a hardship.

Enefit American Oil presentation today

MEEKER | Enefit American Oil will offer a presentation today in Meeker regarding its planned oil shale project in the southern part of the Uintah Basin just west of the Colorado border.

Enefit American Oil presentation May 16

MEEKER | Enefit American Oil will offer a presentation May 16 in Meeker about its planned oil shale project in the southern part of the Uintah Basin just west of the Colorado border.

Letter to the Editor: Letter from White River Electric Assoc.

Dear Editor: This is an open letter to White River Electric Association members. Please consider contacting your Colorado legislators today to ask them to vote “no” on Colorado SB 252.

Commission adopts rules

RBC I Coloradans, conservationists, impacted landowners and legislative leaders criticized new setback rules passed by Governor Hickenlooper’s Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC). While the new rules marginally increased setback distances, a number of loopholes and exemptions were included which effectively allow heavy industrial oil and gas development even closer to Colorado homes, schools, […]

Rules to limit drilling impacts final

RBC I The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission gave final approval to the strongest rules in the country for limiting the impact of drilling near residences and other occupied buildings. Today’s final approval by a vote of 8 to 1 follows the commission’s preliminary vote to approve on Jan. 9. The new rules will […]

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Brad McCloud of Environmentally Conscious Consumers for Oil Shale (ECCOS) spoke at January’s Community Networking meeting in Rangely. McCloud discussed the world economy’s dependence on oil and the viability of oil shale as a resource in coming decades.

Keep your home warm this winter with LEAP help

RBC I Winter has arrived in Colorado bringing cold weather and leaving many Coloradans struggling with the costs of heating their homes. Colorado’s Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) offers help to eligible Coloradans by providing financial assistance with home heating bills. LEAP will continue to accept applications through April 30, 2013.

Free screening in Meeker Friday

MEEKER I The Colorado Environmental Coalition and Arcos Films would like to invite you to a free screening of “Switch,” a new award-winning documentary that moves past the politics to deliver the straight answers on energy.

BLM extends deadline

MEEKER I The Bureau of Land Management has extended the public comment deadline for its Draft White River Field Office Oil and Gas Resource Management Plan Amendment an additional 45 days, to Jan. 28, 2013.