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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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See the amazing photographer John Fielder and his work in person throughout Colorado, including in Paonia where HCN is headquartered: http://www.johnfielder.com/events.php

We've had some great progress on flaring and air quality issues in Colorado, but our sister states haven't been so lucky. Check out this new report from Western Organization of Resource Councils all about it! ... See MoreSee Less

New report looks at the natural gas flaring boom Surging oil production in shale hot spots, like the Bakken in North Dakota and Eagle Ford in Texas, has increased waste of natural gas through flaring, venting, and leaking. WORC’s new report, The Flaring Boom, examines the causes and effects of flaring, venting, and leaking of natural gas by examining efforts to curtail these wasteful practices in Alaska, Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, Texas, and Wyoming.

Posted 11/20/14

New report looks at the natural gas flaring boom

Surging oil production in shale hot spots, like the Bakken in North Dakota and Eagle Ford in Texas, has increased waste of natural gas through flaring, venting, and leaking.

WORC’s new report, The Flaring Boom, examines the causes and effects of flaring, venting, and leaking of natural gas by examining efforts to curtail these wasteful practices in Alaska, Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, Texas, and Wyoming.
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Upcoming Events

Join us for an evening with John Fielder as he shares his collection of 300 wilderness photographs in celebration of the Wilderness Act of 1964. Fielder will be in Grand Junction on Wednesday, Nov 19, in Montrose on Thurday, Nov 20, and in Paonia on Friday, Nov 21!

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Unite for Colorado: Join WCC today and help unlock $7,500!

WCC has been offered a Membership Challenge Grant for 2014. We need 100 new members by November 30th, join today and help us meet our goal!

Western Colorado Congress

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