Energy http://kvnf.org en "Uranium Drive-In" Tells Story of Struggling But Hopeful West End http://kvnf.org/post/uranium-drive-tells-story-struggling-hopeful-west-end <p></p><p>Residents from Montrose County’s West End recently gathered for a screening of <a href="http://vimeo.com/39856450">“Uranium Drive-In,”</a> a documentary that tells the story of the ill-fated <a href="http://www.energyfuels.com/development_projects/pinon_ridge/">Piñon Ridge Uranium Mill,</a> and a tight-knit community desperate for jobs and some hint of a brighter economy.</p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 19:52:04 +0000 Travis Bubenik 21249 at http://kvnf.org "Uranium Drive-In" Tells Story of Struggling But Hopeful West End KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, January 2, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-thursday-january-2-2013 <p></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Headlines</strong></p><ul><li>Denver Post Hires Marijuana Editor, Launches Pot Website</li><li>Boulder District Attorney Discusses Future of Industry</li><li>DMEA Customers to See Rate Increase This Year, San Miguel Power Association Rates to Hold Steady Thu, 02 Jan 2014 16:17:41 +0000 Travis Bubenik 20519 at http://kvnf.org Connecting the Drops: Hydropower on the Colorado River http://kvnf.org/post/connecting-drops-hydropower-colorado-river <p></p><p>A complex series of agreements govern the distribution of water throughout the state.&nbsp; Along the Colorado River, farms, cities &amp; towns, and the recreation industry are all big players.&nbsp; But everyone takes a backseat to a tiny hydroelectric plant that’s over one hundred years old. &nbsp;It’s the <a href="http://www.xcelenergy.com/About_Us/Our_Company/Power_Generation/Shoshone_Generating_Station">Shoshone Generating Station,</a> and it plays a critical role on the Upper Colorado.</p><p></p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 17:18:05 +0000 Maeve Conran 19493 at http://kvnf.org Connecting the Drops: Hydropower on the Colorado River Post-Election, Oil And Gas Industry Steps Up Outreach http://kvnf.org/post/post-election-oil-and-gas-industry-steps-outreach Colorado’s Energy industry is continuing to make the case that hydraulic fracturing is safe and a critical part of the state’s economy.<p> Sun, 24 Nov 2013 19:51:00 +0000 Bente Birkeland 19052 at http://kvnf.org Post-Election, Oil And Gas Industry Steps Up Outreach Major Layoffs at Oxbow Coal Mine http://kvnf.org/post/major-layoffs-oxbow-coal-mine <p></p><p>Two weeks ago, the coal mine near Paonia owned by billionaire Bill Koch laid off more than half of its employees. The Koch owned Oxbow Mining company hopes to expand operations again in the future and rehire some of the workers.&nbsp; In the meantime the layoffs are creating hardships for a number of communities.</p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 16:49:31 +0000 Elise Thatcher 17307 at http://kvnf.org Major Layoffs at Oxbow Coal Mine KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, October 9, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-wednesday-october-9-2013 <div><p><strong>Headlines</strong></p></div><ul><li>Colorado Wind Industry Expected to Grow</li><li>Baca County Farmer Harvests First Hemp Crop in 56 Years</li><li>Government Shutdown Not Affecting Mines Yet</li><li>Thompson Divide Drilling Talks Suggest Deal is in the Works</li><li><em>iSeeChange -&nbsp;</em>Journaling with the Hardings Wed, 09 Oct 2013 14:40:55 +0000 Travis Bubenik 17006 at http://kvnf.org Industry, Critics Gear Up for Post-Flood Fracking Fight http://kvnf.org/post/industry-critics-gear-post-flood-fracking-fight <p>In November, voters in several Front Range communities will consider whether to ban or delay fracking. Many of these same areas are also recovering from September&#39;s devastating flooding.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">There&#39;s renewed attention on the fight over </span>fracking<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> thanks to Colorado&#39;s flooding. Recent figures show that 12 spills have polluted the South Platte with 37,000 gallons of oil.</span></p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 17:38:21 +0000 Bente Birkeland 16516 at http://kvnf.org Industry, Critics Gear Up for Post-Flood Fracking Fight KVNF Local Newscast: Thursday, July 04, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-thursday-july-04-2013 <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>Randy Udall Found in Wyoming, Deceased</li><li>Body Discovered Tuesday at Colorado National Monument Ruled a Homicide</li><li>38 Drought-stricken Colorado Counties Declared Drought Disaster</li><li>Gov Appoints Panel to Help Implement State’s New Renewable Energy Law</li><li>State Recall Elections Good to Go</li><li>What’s Cherry Days Without a Carnival Thu, 04 Jul 2013 14:40:03 +0000 Brian Cambria 12616 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Local Newscast: Tuesday, May 28, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-tuesday-may-28-2013 <p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>State Supreme Court Rules for State in Lobato Lawsuit</li><li>Western Slope Mines must Clean-Up</li><li>Oxbow Mine Still Dealing with Spontaneous Combustion</li><li>San Diego Meeting To Focus on Colorado River Shortages</li><li>Plans for a Waste-to-Energy Facility in Ilium Valley</li><li>Colorado Moose Increasing as Herds Decline Elsewhere Tue, 28 May 2013 14:43:34 +0000 Brian Cambria 10905 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Local Newscast: Monday, May 27, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-monday-may-27-2013 <p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>City of Montrose installs solar energy system at wastewater treatment plant</li><li>Deadly Glenwood Canyon construction zone to end June 3</li><li>Parachute Creek tests benzene-free</li><li>Delta County Commissioners to announce decision on Powell Mesa hen-laying operation at hearing on Tuesday</li><li>Evelyn Horn on the state of birds Mon, 27 May 2013 14:44:02 +0000 Brian Cambria 10867 at http://kvnf.org