Excel Energy Flaring; GJFD units will be on standby

NEWS RELEASEXcel Energy2538 Blichmann AveGrand Junction, CO 81505

(970) 244-2611


May 10, 2016


Xcel Energy Gas Project

1100 Independent Avenue – Grand Junction, CO


Grand Junction, CO: Xcel Energy will be conducting routine maintenance of gas infrastructure near 1100 Independent Avenue (the west side of the lower parking lot of Golden Corral). As part of this work, portions of the road will be closed and gas flaring will take place on Tuesday morning, May 17, 2016.


Gas flaring is a common practice that safely and effectively releases gas from pipelines. The Grand Junction Fire Department will be on site during the flaring process to ensure public safety. There are no planned outages associated with this work.


For more information please contact Kelly Flenniken 970-244-2611 or 970-778-1118.



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