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Sep 25, 2015 | Durango Herald

Questions arise over contractor selection at Gold King Mine

Questions are being raised after the Environmental Protection Agency announced that the same contractor who played a role in the Gold King Mine spill will oversee the contract for a new water-treatment system.

Sep 22, 2015 | Pueblo Chieftain

EDITORIAL: Stop EPA water rule

The House bill has the full support of U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo. We commend both Rep. Tipton and Sen. Gardner for stepping up on behalf of the people.

Sep 22, 2015 | Durango Herald

No endangered listing for the greater sage-grouse

"While the ‘not warranted’ decision is welcome, the implementation of equally oppressive land-use plans...still leaves Colorado and other Western communities in a worrisome situation,” said Tipton.

Sep 22, 2015 | KREX 5 Grand Junction

Greater Sage Grouse Evades Endangered Species Listing

Tipton, however, said he does fear the "not warranted" listing given to the Sage Grouse because it could jeopardize the local preservation approach.

Sep 16, 2015 | Rio Blanco Herald Times

Tipton seeks academy nominees

The office of Congressman Scott Tipton is currently accepting applications from students who are interested in attending a United States Service Academy in 2015. The deadline for applications to Tipton’s office is Oct. 7.

Sep 14, 2015 | Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Tipton, Gardner: Gitmo should keep prisoners

Colorado shouldn’t allow terrorists now held at a military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to be transferred to the federal Supermax prison in Cañon City, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton said Saturday.

Sep 5, 2015 | Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

When it comes to population, job prosperity, 
the Western Slope lags behind state

The voice of the Western Slope also stands to be muffled in federal and local matters, said U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo, whose 3rd Congressional District includes most of the Western Slope and much of southern Colorado.

Sep 4, 2015 | KDVR 31 Denver

Interior Department approves plan to keep northwest Colorado mine open

A northwest Colorado mine will remain open after the Interior Department OK’d a new plan Friday.

Sep 4, 2015 | Washington Times

Colorado coal mine narrowly avoids shutdown, survives WildEarth Guardians threat

Rep. Scott Tipton, the Colorado Republican who represents the area, thanked the Interior employees for meeting the tight deadline.

Aug 20, 2015 | Cortez Journal

Cahone plant now producing helium

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, who attended the dedication ceremony, praised the two companies’ ability to collaborate.