Updates From WCC

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 […]
July 23, 2015

Comment today on 120,000 acre forest treatment

Tell the Forest Service to scale back this massive forest treatment proposal It could be coming to a forest near you: a 10-year-long project to log, burn or […]
July 2, 2015

Ursa plans drilling within Battlement Mesa

From the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel By Dennis Webb Saturday, June 27, 2015 Ursa Resources has filed a proposal with Garfield County to drill 53 wells […]
June 23, 2015

WCC slams Sen. Bennet’s Fast Track vote

Western Colorado Congress issued this statement in response to the Senate’s vote today to end debate on fast-track authority, clearing the way for an up-or-down vote […]
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 […]
May 22, 2015

Expansion of Cottage Foods law passes!

Win on “Pickle Law” tops WCC’s 2015 legislative scorecard by Rachel Zatterstrom, WCC Organizer While the 2015 state legislative session, which ended on May 6, was […]
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