Emily Hornback

September 19, 2017

Hearing extended on Battlement Mesa drilling proposal

Home owners in trailer park not notified of plans to drill On Wednesday, September 13, the Garfield County Planning and Zoning Commission heard testimony on “Battlement […]
September 1, 2017

Whitewater drilling proposal draws 300+ comments

After a flurry of activity, the public comment period for a proposal to drill 108 oil wells in the Grand Junction watershed outside of Whitewater came […]
August 10, 2017
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Protect Grand Junction’s drinking water, comment by August 28

Proposal to drill 108 oil wells in Grand Junction watershed too risky The revised project threatens water and air quality In late June, the Bureau of […]
July 25, 2017
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Comment on revised Whitewater drilling by August 28

In late June, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released its long-awaited revised Environmental Assessment on a proposal to drill 108 oil wells in the Grand […]
July 23, 2017

Give Voice to the Forest! Mark Your Calendar For A Forest Service Open House

The Forest Service has announced it will begin revising the GMUG Forest Plan in June 2017. Initial public open houses are planned for July-August in many communities surrounding the GMUG National […]
July 10, 2017

Next Battlement Mesa proposal flawed from outset

Summer will not exactly be vacation time for members of Battlement Concerned Citizens. In mid-June, Ursa Resources submitted six applications for special use permits to continue […]
May 10, 2017

Victory for taxpayers and clean air!

Western Colorado residents cheer the survival of methane capture rule Grassroots power wins the day for taxpayers and clean air! Grand Junction— Western Colorado Congress and […]
May 6, 2017

Guest Blog: Save the BLM Methane Rule

Let’s not throw the baby out with the bathwater Tell Sen. Cory Gardner to support the BLM Methane Rule CALL NOW: 202-224-5941 By Kristin Winn In the ongoing […]
April 13, 2017

Senate committee rejects school setback rule

WCC and the Grand Valley Citizens Alliance are deeply disappointed with the Colorado Senate’s Agriculture, Natural Resources and Energy Committee‘s 6-5 vote along party lines against […]
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