Coal http://kvnf.org en Sen. Udall Talks Climate Change, Coal, Fracking & Natural Disasters http://kvnf.org/post/sen-udall-talks-climate-change-coal-fracking-natural-disasters <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">U.S. Sen. Mark&nbsp;Udall&nbsp;(D-Colo.) was campaigning in Montrose at a voter meet-and-greet Tuesday.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 23:03:04 +0000 Laura Palmisano 28269 at http://kvnf.org Sen. Udall Talks Climate Change, Coal, Fracking & Natural Disasters CDC's Black Lung Screening Unit Stops In Colorado http://kvnf.org/post/cdcs-black-lung-screening-unit-stops-colorado <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">The </span><a href="http://www.cdc.gov" style="font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">Centers for Disease Control &amp; Prevention</a><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;"> is offering black lung screenings across the West.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 22:35:57 +0000 Laura Palmisano 27333 at http://kvnf.org CDC's Black Lung Screening Unit Stops In Colorado Bowie Rescue Crew Prepares For Competition http://kvnf.org/post/bowie-rescue-crew-prepares-competition <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">This week the mine rescue crew from the<a href="http://bowieresources.com/mines/"> Bowie #2 Mine</a> is at the <a href="http://www.dmtc.edu">Delta-Montrose Technical College</a> in </span>Paonia<span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;"> preparing for an upcoming competition.&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 22:16:24 +0000 Laura Palmisano 27284 at http://kvnf.org Bowie Rescue Crew Prepares For Competition Electric coop could bring broadband to rural Delta and Montrose counties http://kvnf.org/post/electric-coop-could-bring-broadband-rural-delta-and-montrose-counties <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Slow Internet is a fact of life for many rural Americans, and residents of Western Colorado are no exception. There have been many failed attempts to bring faster Internet to </span>KVNF's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> listening area, the latest being Eagle Net.</span></p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 19:58:57 +0000 Emily Guerin 23731 at http://kvnf.org Electric coop could bring broadband to rural Delta and Montrose counties Senator Gail Schwartz and other state officials offer little to reassure laid off coal miners http://kvnf.org/post/senator-gail-schwartz-and-other-state-officials-offer-little-reassure-laid-coal-miners <p><span style="font-family: Verdana, Geneva, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11px; line-height: normal;">Coal miners and their families filled the gym at the Paonia branch of the Delta Montrose Technical College on Saturday. Many of them were among the 300 people laid off by Oxbow’s Elk Creek Mine in Somerset last month. They were there to hear state Senator Gail Schwartz and others talk about how the state could help them deal with the job losses. Some ideas included rural economic development grants and financial aid for miners to go back to school. Wed, 12 Feb 2014 00:44:22 +0000 Emily Guerin 22116 at http://kvnf.org Senator Gail Schwartz and other state officials offer little to reassure laid off coal miners Connecting The Drops: Water And Power http://kvnf.org/post/connecting-drops-water-and-power <p>It takes water to produce electricity, but <em>how much</em> water varies a lot depending on the fuel source and the power generating technology.</p><p>In Colorado, around half a percent of our total water usage is used to generate electricity.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s a small percentage, says Stacy </span>Tellinghusen<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, water policy analyst for <a href="http://westernresourceadvocates.org/">Western Resource Advocates,</a> a non-profit conservation group, but adds that it’s not inconsequential.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 18:29:00 +0000 Connecting the Drops & Sam Fuqua 21542 at http://kvnf.org Connecting The Drops: Water And Power KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, November 11, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-monday-november-11-2013 <p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>Obama Nominates New Head of BLM</li><li>Moffat County Coal Mine Could Face $200,000 in Fines</li><li>Thousands Still Waiting on Relief Money after Front Range Floods</li><li>Roads in Lyons, Estes Park Re-Open, Bringing Relief to Local Businesses</li><li>Montrose City Files Claim Against Tri-County Water Company</li><li>New Brewery Set to Launch in Carbondale Mon, 11 Nov 2013 15:47:03 +0000 Brian Cambria 18424 at http://kvnf.org Critics of Proposed EPA Regulations Flock to Denver for Hearing http://kvnf.org/post/critics-proposed-epa-regulations-flock-denver-hearing <p>Last Wednesday, the Environmental Protection Agency held a hearing in Denver on its upcoming carbon dioxide regulations for power plants.</p><p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 17:15:25 +0000 Emily Guerin 18135 at http://kvnf.org Critics of Proposed EPA Regulations Flock to Denver for Hearing