An appeals court Judge says the US Forest Service should have considered alternative wildlife protections before it gave a permit to Colorado’s largest active coal mine.
The Gunnison Valley Climate Action Conference was well attended last Friday. As a winter blizzard bore down on the Gunnison Valley, elected leaders and staff from Gunnison County and all three of its major municipalities took part in an exercise that could result in the county cutting its greenhouse gas emissions by 50 percent in 10 years.
More than a decade ago, calls to clean up a giant pile of toxic waste along the Colorado River reached a fever pitch. Now clean up efforts are going to protect the water source for 40 million people in the West.
Gunnison County Commissioners are taking issue with a federal plan to establish up to a mile wide energy corridor south of Gunnison primarily due to its likely impact to Gunnison Sage Grouse.