The Colowyo Mine will now extract coal in territory to the north in the Collom development.
- The Nucla plant will shut down completely, and one unit of the Craig plant will close.Read more
- A review was agreed to just a week after the nearby Colowyo Mine was cleared to keep operating.Read more
The Interior Department lets the Colowyo mine stay open. But the future of a nearby mine could soon be up in the air.
Coal is king in Craig, Colorado, a small town about 40 miles west of Steamboat Springs and 200 miles northwest of Denver.