RBC I The Environmental Protection Agency proposed last week to reduce emissions of methane from the oil and gas industry across the country, targeting new wells and equipment but also providing guidelines for existing wells and equipment in areas with poor air quality.
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 United States Supreme Court two weeks ago dealt a setback to one of the biggest environmental actions of the Obama administration, a rule designed to slash mercury and other toxic air pollution from power plants.
RBC I On Monday, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) issued a statement of praise following the U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule on existing power plants.
RBC I U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) released the following statement reacting to the release May 27 of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) “Waters of the United States” rule:
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dear Editor: June 16 was the deadline for comments on the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed rule change for the operation of the Bonanza Power Plant. This infringement on Deseret’s permit was brought on by the WildEarth Guardians.
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.