Updates From WCC

September 12, 2016

Seizing the political moment

WCC steps up as the Western Slope’s voice for social and environmental justice We’re living in historic times. Times of great frustration, anger, hope, optimism, divisiveness. […]
September 12, 2016

Residents call on the Governor to save Battlement Mesa

Today, Battlement Concerned Citizens decried the final decision from the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) on the second of two natural gas pads now […]
September 9, 2016

San Juan Mountains Wilderness Act

The San Juan Mountains Wilderness Act seeks to protect 61,000 acres of gorgeous and unique high elevation lands in southwestern Colorado. The Act would create additions […]
August 29, 2016

Residents ask oil & gas commission to “just say no”

by Doug Saxton, Co-chair of the Battlement Concerned Citizens Recent developments concerning well pads in and around Battlement Mesa have people here shaking their heads over […]
July 26, 2016

Minimum wage heading to the Nov ballot

We met our first goal – and now we’re in for the WIN to raise the minimum wage in November Congrats and thanks to WCC members […]
July 19, 2016

Battlement Mesa residents call on COGCC to protect drinking water

Residents of Battlement Mesa spoke before the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission today, decrying the recent approval of 28 natural gas wells inside their community […]
July 15, 2016

Oil and Gas Commision meeting comes to Glenwood Springs

Now is the time to speak up for Battlement Mesa   After years of traveling to Denver to speak before the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation […]
June 30, 2016

Ready, set, hike!

WCC and allies across western Colorado are hosting a series of guided hikes to some of our most unique and special areas. All of the places […]
June 23, 2016

Finding inspiration in a grueling political season

by Dave Reed, WCC Executive Director Who’s not fed up with party politics these days? The 2016 election season has been grueling, and we’re barely out […]
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