Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association this week said it will close the coal-fired Nucla Station as soon as its on-site fuel supply is spent, likely in early 2020. The massive power company also plans to retire a coal-fired electric generation unit at Craig Station by the end of 2025. (William Woody, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Coal-fired power plants are closing early and Colorado lawmakers want to ease towns’ tough transition

House Bill 1037 would let electric companies recoup money spent to build the plants while funding economic impact grants to towns losing jobs along the way

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