Updates From WCC

September 11, 2014

Piñon Ridge Mill License Questioned (yet again)

Last week, Denver District Judge Robert McGahey ruled that the contested Piñon Ridge Uranium Mill license needs further review to ascertain if the application from Energy […]
September 8, 2014

Media coverage of WCC Coal Forum

  KREX TV-w/ video: “The conservation group said it isn’t completely opposed to the idea of a coal mine, but is very skeptical over the potential […]
September 8, 2014

Vote on GMO labeling: Proposition 105

You did it! This November, Coloradans will have the opportunity to vote on Proposition 105. This measure would require labeling of foods produced using genetically engineered […]
September 3, 2014

Here’s to the next 50 Years of Wilderness!

50 Years ago today President Lyndon B Johnson signed the Wilderness Act into law & ushered in a new era of public land management. This historic bill established […]
August 27, 2014

Respond to oil & gas tirade!

Earlier this month, Western Colorado Congress was sucker-punched by the fracking industry. We shouldn’t have been surprised, but a Western Slope Colorado Oil & Gas Association […]
August 6, 2014

Deal struck on O&G ballot measures

Big News This Week: Ballot measures related to oil & gas will not be on the Colorado ticket this November. On the day petitions were to […]
August 1, 2014

WCC gathers signatures for oil & gas initiatives

by Frank Smith, WCC Director of Organizing Coloradans could get the chance to vote on two or more ballot initiatives this fall related to oil & […]
August 1, 2014

Enter WCC’s Wilderness Photo Contest!

To honor the 1964 Wilderness Act, the 3.5 million acres of wilderness within Colorado, and our members’ tireless dedication to protecting and preserving our wildlands, Western […]
July 31, 2014

Uranium: Cleanup before Start Up

by Dudley Case, Ridgway, and Emily Hornback, WCC Organizer As one drives the Scenic Byway 141 from Grand Junction to Nucla and Naturita, winding through the […]
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