Updates From WCC

October 14, 2013

TAKE ACTION TODAY—Tell FDA we can have safe food and family farms!

The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) proposed food safety rules threaten family farms and local food production. These rules are open for public comment until November […]
September 12, 2013

Dominguez-Escalante RMP needs your support!

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has released its draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) for the 210,000 acres of rugged sandstone canyons, cascading waterfalls and primal […]
September 9, 2013

Submit your comments today on the Piñon Ridge Uranium Mill!

Colorado Department of Health and the Environment (CDPHE) is accepting public comment on Energy Fuels’ Construction Plan and Decommissioning Funding Plan for the Piñon Ridge Uranium […]
August 19, 2013

Sept 7 deadline for nominees for WCC officers

WCC Annual Business Meeting features elections, bylaw change According to WCC’s By-laws, officers are elected at the Annual Meeting for two-year terms:  President and Treasurer in […]
August 16, 2013

Parachute Creek spill an ongoing concern

All summer long, crews have been cleaning up water sullied by oil and gas drilling near Parachute, Colorado.  The worst is over, but residents of the […]
August 16, 2013

Whitewater drilling proposal draws crowd

Nearly 75 people turned out for an August 8 public meeting in Whitewater on the Fram drilling proposal.  The unincorporated community packed a meeting hall to […]
August 7, 2013

Comment by Aug. 14 on Whitewater drilling proposal

Look out, Grand Junction, Whitewater, East Orchard Mesa and Palisade!  Oil & gas interests are back with a new plan to drill up to 108 oil […]
August 7, 2013

What do we believe about agriculture?

Western Colorado Congress is teaming up with grassroots, family farm groups in ten neighboring states to explore how we can build our power and challenge the […]
June 23, 2013

Local Foods Update: New Organizer Joins WCC Team

On the heels of our success with the Colorado Cottage Foods Act, WCC’s new community organizer, Rachel Zatterstrom, will be talking to WCC members and other […]
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