Colorado has about half the mining jobs it had a decade ago. Local officials want to replicate a Western Slope project that turns methane waste into electricity.
The president's executive order instructs the Environmental Protection Agency to review the Clean Power Plan and other regulations.
With natural gas remaking the energy landscape, here's Colorado's remaining coal-fired power plants in one map.
The Colowyo Mine will now extract coal in territory to the north in the Collom development.
The state senate's Select Committee on Energy and the Environment was created to respond to President-elect Donald Trump's plans to reverse many of President Obama's policies.
- The Nucla plant will shut down completely, and one unit of the Craig plant will close.Read more
The governor opposes the universal health care initiative, but says he's "sympathetic" to most other ballot questions.
- The coal giant is cutting 80 jobs at its West Elk Mine near Somerset.Read more