Emily Hornback

January 31, 2018

Support Community Defense Fund!

Take a stand to protect Colorado’s neighborhoods from the impacts of oil & gas development. Donate to the Battlement Mesa Community Defense Fund now!  “If they can […]
January 22, 2018

Worst Oil & Gas Proposal. Ever.

A new proposed oil and gas well pad location in Battlement Mesa on the Western Slope receives the dubious distinction of being the WORST drilling and […]
October 18, 2017

Stronger air quality regs should apply statewide – not just to Front Range

Residents on the Western Slope appreciate our clear views and blue skies.  However, smog from oil and gas operations is fouling our air – causing localized […]
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 […]
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