Colowyo-Take-Action-Badge-300x182Speaking up is vital if Colorado residents want to keep the lights on and keep the economy strong. The Meeker Chamber of Commerce is your location to have your voice heard.

Mining is vital to the entire Colorado economy. The potential closure of the Colowyo Mine would be detrimental to our surrounding community and our daily lives through 200 lost jobs and $200 million in lost economic activity. In addition to being an economic powerhouse, the mine is an essential source of fuel for reliable electricity that all Coloradans count on.

The fate of northwest Colorado’s economy is in the hands of federal officials. Thankfully, the U.S. Office of Surface Mining will hear from members of the public who will be impacted by it’s draft Environmental Assessment on Colowyo Mine.The Craig Chamber of Commerce has set up a website called Support, and the Meeker Chamber of Commerce is a co-sponsor. Through this website, people can share their statements of support with cialis online pharmacy the U.S. Office of Surface Mining.

Public comments are being accepted now through August 14. Visit the Meeker Chamber of Commerce, at 710 Market Street, for information and to submit your comment in writing or on-line.