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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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Come learn more about the Forest Service’s long-awaited draft plan to manage spruce beetle and aspen decline (SBEADMR) and its impacts on up to 120,000 acres across our region. If the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison (GMUG) National Forest is your backyard, you need to be aware of this massive and potentially precedent-setting project.

Posted 06/22/15

FS Spruce Beetle & Aspen Treatment Plan

June 29, 2015, 6:00pm

Unitarian Universalist Church, 536 Ouray Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81501

Come learn more about the Forest Service’s long-awaited draft plan to manage spruce beetle and aspen decline (SBEADMR) and its impacts on up to 120,000 acres across our region. If the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison (GMUG) National Forest is your backyard, you need to be aware of this massive and potentially precedent-setting project.

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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