Updates From WCC

December 11, 2015

Garfield County Commissioners Hearings on Drilling in Battlement Mesa December 15th & 16th

  Next week, the Garfield County Commissioners will make a final decision on three special use permits to drill 53 natural gas wells on two pads and […]
November 10, 2015

Join WCC in Denver to Testify on New Oil and Gas Rules

Let’s Make it Clear: Drilling Rigs Do Not Belong in Neighborhoods! After almost two years of ballot initiatives, task force deliberations, and months of stakeholder meetings, […]
October 7, 2015

“Residential Drilling Rule” fails to protect impacted communities

Proposed new state rules that were supposed to give communities relief from oil and gas impacts have instead become a mechanism to ensure that industrial-scale operations […]
August 24, 2015

Uranium: Legacy or Opportunity?

by Matt King, WCC Organizer On July 27, members of WCC’s Uranium Committee hosted an aerial tour in the West End of Montrose County to highlight […]
August 24, 2015

WCC weighs in on oil & gas rulemaking

by Emily Hornback, WCC Organizer In the wake of an unpopular compromise to keep a slew of oil and gas initiatives off of the November ballot, […]
August 24, 2015

BLM to unveil long-awaited Uncompahgre plan

by Matt King, WCC Organizer This fall, the Bureau of Land Management’s Uncompahgre Field Office is expected to release the first draft of its new Resource […]
August 24, 2015

WCC searches for middle ground on spruce & aspen plan

by Emily Hornback, WCC Organizer This July, members of WCC’s Public Lands Committee burned the midnight oil reading through a 700-page Forest Service plan for how […]
August 20, 2015

Aug. 31 meeting on Battlement Mesa drilling plans

by Emily Hornback, WCC organizer After more than two years of meetings and negotiations, Ursa Resources has initiated the permitting process to drill 53 wells within […]
August 10, 2015

Protecting quality of life is a public dialogue

by Leslie Robinson, President of Grand Valley Citizen’s Alliance  Printed in the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel Sunday, August 9th. Members of Grand Valley Citizens Alliance, the […]
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