Emily Hornback

January 11, 2017

Westerners Welcome Key Report on Federal Coal Program

Reposted from the Western Organization of Resource Councils  BILLINGS, Mont. – Members of the Western Organization of Resource Councils (WORC) applauded the Bureau of Land Management’s […]
December 15, 2016

Battlement wells approved, but fight continues

Residents win precedent-setting conditions of approval This fall, residents of Battlement Mesa reached a mile marker in their ongoing campaign to keep large-scale oil and gas […]
November 15, 2016

Western Slope residents applaud new BLM methane rules

BLM’s final rule will reduce oil & gas air pollution from industry development on public lands Today, the Obama Administration issued final standards to reduce flaring and […]
October 28, 2016

Act now to protect North Fork’s water and family farms!

  Comment on the BLM’s Uncompahgre Resource Management Plan by Nov. 1! Do you love drinking a hot cup of cider pressed from apples grown in […]
September 12, 2016

Residents call on the Governor to save Battlement Mesa

Today, Battlement Concerned Citizens decried the final decision from the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) on the second of two natural gas pads now […]
September 9, 2016

San Juan Mountains Wilderness Act

The San Juan Mountains Wilderness Act seeks to protect 61,000 acres of gorgeous and unique high elevation lands in southwestern Colorado. The Act would create additions […]
August 29, 2016

Residents ask oil & gas commission to “just say no”

by Doug Saxton, Co-chair of the Battlement Concerned Citizens Recent developments concerning well pads in and around Battlement Mesa have people here shaking their heads over […]
July 26, 2016

Minimum wage heading to the Nov ballot

We met our first goal – and now we’re in for the WIN to raise the minimum wage in November Congrats and thanks to WCC members […]
July 19, 2016

Battlement Mesa residents call on COGCC to protect drinking water

Residents of Battlement Mesa spoke before the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission today, decrying the recent approval of 28 natural gas wells inside their community […]
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