Updates From WCC

February 16, 2013

One Step Closer to Wilderness!

by Emily Hornback, Community Organizer Yesterday afternoon, Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet reintroduced the San Juan Wilderness Act! The move is a great step toward […]
February 15, 2013

State moves drilling rigs back, just a little

by Frank Smith, WCC Director of Organizing Earlier this week, the Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) decided just how far oil & gas should […]
December 14, 2012

Bangs Canyon: Put Brakes on Motorized Trails

Send a short email to the BLM by Friday, Dec. 21, asking them to set aside a proposal for additional motorized trails in the Bangs Canyon […]
November 26, 2012

Piñon Ridge uranium mill draws strong public comments

by Janet Johnson, Grand Junction Over 20 Western Colorado Congress members traveled to Nucla on November 12 to clearly voice their concerns about the proposed Piñon […]
November 16, 2012

Garfield County settles oil shale lawsuit with WCC, GVCA

On October 15, Garfield County Commissioners settled the lawsuit brought against them for violating Colorado’s Open Meetings Law by local residents from the Grand Valley Citizens […]
November 9, 2012

Take Action: Comment on Uranium Mill NOW

The formal hearing on the Piñon Ridge Uranium mill application is happening NOW in Nucla, Colorado! Judge Richard Dana needs to hear your concerns on this […]
November 6, 2012

JOB OPENING

Western Colorado Congress is hiring a full-time COMMUNITY ORGANIZER to help protect and enhance our quality of life on the Western Slope!  The position is based […]
October 26, 2012

MountainFilm in Montrose on Nov. 9

Telluride’s MountainFilm on Tour will come to the Montrose Pavilion on Friday, November 9, as a “celebration of community, adventure and the mystery of the human […]
August 29, 2012

GVCA & WCC sue Garfield County Commissioners over secret oil shale meeting

Sign our petition to the Garfield County Commissioners! Garfield County residents from the Grand Valley Citizens Alliance (GVCA) and Western Colorado Congress filed a lawsuit against […]
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