Tag Archives: Kinder Morgan

CO2 proposals prompt concern: Some Pleasant View residents balk at communications tower

Print this articleThe final straw. That was how several local citizens described their reaction to a proposal by Kinder Morgan, the giant carbon-dioxide company, to build a 70-foot communications tower near their Pleasant View residences. “Everything Kinder Morgan and its … Continue reading

Published in July 2015 Tagged

County seeks dismissal of CO2 company’s lawsuit

Print this articleMontezuma County Attorney John Baxter filed a motion in District Court Nov. 11 asking for the dismissal of Kinder Morgan’s lawsuit against the county’s limitations on its plans for a billion-dollar expansion of its CO2 operation in the … Continue reading

Published in December 2014 Tagged

Friends and foes

Print this articleSecond of a two-part series Part 1: Strained Relations Like an old married couple, Montezuma County and carbon-dioxide giant Kinder Morgan sometimes squabble. . . . . . but they really can’t get along without each other. The … Continue reading

Published in December 2014 Tagged

Company sues county over permit requirements

Print this articleCarbon-dioxide giant Kinder Morgan is suing Montezuma County over what it alleges are illegal and unreasonable requirements in regard to its booming development northwest of Cortez. The Texas-based company, which is currently spending hundreds of millions of dollars … Continue reading

Published in November 2014 Tagged

Strained relations

Print this articleIs Kinder Morgan a good neighbor? Locals say yes — and no First of a two-part series Part 2: Friends and foes During a break in the September meeting of the Montezuma County Planning and Zoning Commission, Phil … Continue reading

Published in November 2014 Tagged

Kinder Morgan sues county over requirement

Print this articleBy David Long Carbon-dioxide giant Kinder Morgan is suing Montezuma County over what it alleges are illegal and unreasonable requirements in regard to its booming development northwest of Cortez. The Texas-based company, which is currently spending billions of … Continue reading

Published in October 2014 Tagged

Too close for comfort?

Print this articleVenting from carbon-dioxide well raises concerns, couple says A Pleasant View couple remains shaken by a recent incident in which venting from an exploratory carbon-dioxide well caused another family to flee their home the night of June 5. … Continue reading

Published in August 2014 Tagged ,

Gas-venting causes worries, but no danger

Print this articleThe release of gases from a new exploratory carbon-dioxide well in the Pleasant View area prompted one family to leave home overnight in early June, but no one was endangered, according to a spokesperson for Kinder Morgan, which … Continue reading

Published in July 2014 Tagged

Is Kinder Morgan a good neighbor?

Print this articleKinder Morgan plans major expansion But some neighbors in Dolores County say noise and odors are problems When Earl Wenger and Cindy Tout bought their rural home in Cahone, Colo., in 1990, there was nothing across the road … Continue reading

Published in May 2012 Tagged

Millions at stake in Kinder Morgan tax dispute

Print this articleMontezuma County’s biggest taxpayer may owe millions more in taxes, depending on the outcome of a dispute between carbon- dioxide producer Kinder Morgan CO2 Co., LP, and the assessor’s office. On Dec. 19, the county commissioners tabled a … Continue reading

Published in January 2012 Tagged