Brenda Bafus-Williams

August 24, 2015

Uranium: Legacy or Opportunity?

by Matt King, WCC Organizer On July 27, members of WCC’s Uranium Committee hosted an aerial tour in the West End of Montrose County to highlight […]
August 24, 2015

WCC weighs in on oil & gas rulemaking

by Emily Hornback, WCC Organizer In the wake of an unpopular compromise to keep a slew of oil and gas initiatives off of the November ballot, […]
August 24, 2015

BLM to unveil long-awaited Uncompahgre plan

by Matt King, WCC Organizer This fall, the Bureau of Land Management’s Uncompahgre Field Office is expected to release the first draft of its new Resource […]
August 24, 2015

WCC searches for middle ground on spruce & aspen plan

by Emily Hornback, WCC Organizer This July, members of WCC’s Public Lands Committee burned the midnight oil reading through a 700-page Forest Service plan for how […]
July 26, 2015

Wednesday: Public meetings on proposed new oil & gas rules

Almost a year after the oil and gas ballot showdown that wasn’t, the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) is considering new rules governing drilling […]
June 19, 2015

State control could look a lot like Texas

by Charlie Kerr, Grand Junction While the Colorado legislature this spring debated two bills as first steps toward the transfer of control over federal lands to […]
June 17, 2015

Massive forest treatment plan proposed

Public presentations scheduled in Montrose, Ouray and Grand Junction The Forest Service has released its long-awaited draft plan to manage spruce beetle and aspen decline impacts […]
June 8, 2015

Expansion of cottage foods law adds another chapter to Paonia baker’s cookbook

Paying it forward for pickle makers When Gov. John Hickenlooper signed the Cottage Foods Expansion Act last Friday, he added another chapter to Monica Wiitanen’s political […]
May 22, 2015

WCC joins BLM plan protests

76% of managed lands to remain open to oil & gas drilling by Emily Hornback, WCC Organizer In early May, Western Colorado Congress joined with two […]
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