West Elk Mine http://kvnf.org en Judge Halts West Elk Mine Expansion Over Climate Change Concerns http://kvnf.org/post/judge-halts-west-elk-mine-expansion-over-climate-change-concerns <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">An expansion at the West Elk Mine has been halted by U.S. District Court Judge R. Brooke Jackson.</span></p><p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 23:37:16 +0000 Laura Palmisano 28172 at http://kvnf.org Judge Halts West Elk Mine Expansion Over Climate Change Concerns Future of Coal Uncertain as Tennessee Valley Authority Cuts Production http://kvnf.org/post/future-coal-uncertain-tennessee-valley-authority-cuts-production <p></p><p>It’s been a rough season for the coal mines of the North Fork Valley. Last week, Oxbow’s Elk Creek Mine in Somerset <a href="http://www.gjsentinel.com/news/articles/coal-mine-lays-off-115-more-workers">laid off</a> another 115 workers, bringing the total number of jobs cut at that mine this fall to over 250.</p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 15:15:00 +0000 Emily Guerin 19615 at http://kvnf.org Future of Coal Uncertain as Tennessee Valley Authority Cuts Production KVNF Local Newscast, Thursday, March 28, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-thursday-march-28-2013 <p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>State lawmakers begin budget debate</li><li>BLM grants West Elk lease modifications to expand</li><li>Autopsy released following gunfight in Crawford</li><li>Lund vs. Marston for District 3 DMEA board position</li><li>Hunters boycotting Colorado due to new gun laws</li><li>Local prep sports report</li></ul> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 14:27:06 +0000 Eric Goold 8312 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Local Newscast, Tuesday, January 15, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-tuesday-january-15-2013 <p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>Work halted at Oxbow's Elk Creek Mine due to high levels of Carbon Monoxide</li><li>No ruling yet on Pinon Ridge Uranium Mill in Montrose County</li><li>Avalanche Fatality in high country near Marble</li><li>Commissioners set hunting regulations for 2013 season</li><li>Arvada Pastor court ordered to change name of program</li></ul><p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 15:26:05 +0000 Eric Goold 5238 at http://kvnf.org West Elk Mine Pays Reduced Royalties http://kvnf.org/post/west-elk-mine-pays-reduced-royalties-0 <p>The West Elk Mine near Somerset has been given a temporary reduction in the royalties it pays to the state and federal governments.&nbsp;KVNF’s&nbsp;Ariana&nbsp;Brocious&nbsp;reports that the reduction is because the mine has encountered some tricky geological conditions.</p> Wed, 17 Oct 2012 16:53:17 +0000 Ariana Brocious 14868 at http://kvnf.org West Elk Mine Pays Reduced Royalties