Emily Hornback

February 16, 2016

Dear BLM, don’t waste our natural gas resources

Take action to protect air quality and reduce waste on public lands! The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) just released a draft rule aimed at curbing […]
February 9, 2016

WCC paves the way for collaboration on 120,000 acre spruce beetle plan

Spruce beetle and aspen treatment plan released for final review  After two and a half years of negotiations, the Forest Service released its final proposal to treat over […]
February 3, 2016

Ursa’s permits to drill in Battlement Mesa are open for comment

The applications to build two well pads, 53 wells, and an associated pipeline system in Battlement Mesa are now before the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation […]
January 22, 2016

WCC Applauds New BLM Methane Regs to Reduce Waste

Today, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released a new proposed rule to help prevent the waste of federal oil and gas resources. In the western […]
December 18, 2015

Residents react to Garfield County vote to approve 53 wells in Battlement Mesa

The Garfield County Commissioners voted today 3 to 0 to approve three special use permits to drill 53 natural gas wells on two pads and an […]
December 11, 2015

Garfield County Commissioners Hearings on Drilling in Battlement Mesa December 15th & 16th

  Next week, the Garfield County Commissioners will make a final decision on three special use permits to drill 53 natural gas wells on two pads and […]
November 10, 2015

Join WCC in Denver to Testify on New Oil and Gas Rules

Let’s Make it Clear: Drilling Rigs Do Not Belong in Neighborhoods! After almost two years of ballot initiatives, task force deliberations, and months of stakeholder meetings, […]
October 7, 2015

“Residential Drilling Rule” fails to protect impacted communities

Proposed new state rules that were supposed to give communities relief from oil and gas impacts have instead become a mechanism to ensure that industrial-scale operations […]
August 20, 2015

Aug. 31 meeting on Battlement Mesa drilling plans

by Emily Hornback, WCC organizer After more than two years of meetings and negotiations, Ursa Resources has initiated the permitting process to drill 53 wells within […]
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