Craig briefs: EPA rally to be held in Denver, Craig this week


A number of Moffat County residents are headed to Denver on Tuesday to attend the Environmental Protection Agency hearings its proposed Clean Power Energy Plan that targets the coal industry and coal-fired power plants.

Moffat County Comissioner John Kinkaid will testify at the 9:15 a.m. hearing. Additionally, a rally in support of coal will be held from noon to 3 p.m. at Lincoln Park — Veterans Memorial across from the state Capitol.

Craig will host its own rally at the Clarion Inn & Suites at noon Tuesday, where those attending will Skype into the rally in Denver. Hot dogs will be served.

For more information about the shuttle, call 970-824-9282.

Shadow Mountain meeting set for Aug. 21

Moffat County Director of Development Services Roy Tipton will hold a public meeting for Shadow Mountain residents at 7 p.m. Aug. 21 at the American Legion hall.

Tipton will update residents about the construction to new water/sewer lines, roads and sidewalks at the meeting.


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