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Climate action: Feeling the heat, local communities pursue actions to reduce carbon emissions

President Trump’s recent actions repealing Obama-era policies to combat climate change and instead advancing policies to boost domestic production of carbon-emitting fossil fuels have made his...

DATE: May 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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Dems stop renewable-energy rollback

DENVER – Colorado Democrats controlling a House of Representatives committee on Monday killed a Republican attempt to roll back rural renewable-energy standards. The measure made it through the...

DATE: March 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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LPEA energy rates may fall

DENVER – Southwest Colorado electricity cooperatives have reached a temporary agreement with their power supplier over a rate increase that many felt was unfair and discriminatory. La Plata...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

LPEA, Empire score victory in rate case

DENVER – Four Corners residents won a round Wednesday against the company that supplies their electricity – a victory that could inject state regulation into matters that for decades have been...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hearing begins on Tri-State’s electricity rates

DENVER – Customers upset with electricity price increases in the Four Corners had their day in court Monday, but it will be weeks or longer before they get an answer. La Plata Electric Association,...

DATE: July 28, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Electric co-op takes rate altercation to regulators

DENVER – Southwest Colorado’s electricity cooperatives hoped this would be the week they could force their power supplier to back off a new policy that means big price increases for many customers....

DATE: May 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

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LPEA race heats up with new challenger

Election season for La Plata Electric Association will be competitive with one challenger already calling the cooperative’s leadership “too conservative” and out of touch with its membership.During...

DATE: March 20, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

State agency to review electric-rate increase

The Colorado Public Utilities Commission will hear a complaint filed by a coalition of large companies and electric cooperatives, including La Plata Electric Association, against Tri-State...

DATE: March 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News