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Western Colorado Congress (WCC) is an alliance for community action empowering people to protect and enhance their quality of life in Western Colorado since 1980. WCC members are currently working on a number of issues including local foods & agriculture, public lands management, and the impacts of developing oil & gas and uranium resources.

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On July 27th, WCC hosted a flyover with Congressional staffers & media to show the impacts of Western Colorado's uranium legacy, including over 1,000 abandoned uranium mines. We'll be adding photos to this album throughout the day!

Many thanks to EcoFlight for making this event possible!
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On July 27th, WCC hosted a flyover with Congressional staffers & media to show the impacts of Western Colorado's uranium legacy, including over 1,000 abandoned uranium mines. We'll be adding photos to this album throughout the day! Many thanks to EcoFlight for making this event possible!

Posted 07/27/15

On July 27th, WCC hosted a flyover with  Congressional staffers & media to show the impacts of Western Colorado's uranium legacy, including over 1,000 abandoned uranium mines.  We'll be adding photos to this album throughout the day!

Many thanks to EcoFlight for making this event possible!

Congress took the first step Tuesday to ban states such as Vermont from requiring companies to label whether foods contain genetically modified organisms, advancing a House Agriculture Committee bill that would pre-empt such laws. More here: http://huff.to/1OdQoJG ... See MoreSee Less

Congress took the first step Tuesday to ban states such as Vermont from requiring companies to label whether foods contain genetically modified organisms, advancing a House Agriculture Committee bill that would pre-empt such laws. More here: www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/07/14/gmo-labels_n_7794366.html Take action to stop the NEW Monsanto Protection Act: bit.ly/1J54MVD #stopmonsanto #MonsantoProtectionAct #food #GMOs

Posted 07/15/15

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Oil company plans to drill 53 wells in retirement community

After more than two years of meetings and negotiations, Ursa Resources submitted a preliminary land use application to Garfield County to drill 53 natural gas wells on two pads and to construct an associated pipeline system in the southwestern quadrant of Battlement Mesa. [read more]

Drill rig seen from WCC member Bob Arrington's back porch.

 

Western Colorado Congress

134 North Sixth Street 
P.O. Box 1931
Grand Junction, CO 81502
(970) 256-7650 ph; (970) 245-0686 fax