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coal economy

Some worried western Montrose County would fade after the coal plant closed. It hasn’t.

As Colorado's coal industry takes its last gasp, the West End of Montrose County offers a glimpse of a difficult — but possible — future for mining communities

Economy

Colorado governor signs bill providing $15M to help coal-dependent workers, towns transition to clean energy

The law funding the state Office of Just Transition seeks to help those who lose their jobs as utilities increase their use of renewable energy

Politics and Government