Gasfield Justice

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 […]
June 17, 2013

Air Your Concerns with Air Quality Control

The Air Quality Control Commission (AQCC) of the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE) is holding a rare public meeting in western Colorado on […]
May 30, 2013

Parachute Creek spill overview

By Frank Smith, WCC Director of Organizing This spring, something funny is in the water around Parachute, Colorado—leaving citizens, landowners and downstream water users nervous. Parachute […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
June 18, 2012

How close is too close to oil and gas?

by Frank Smith, WCC Director of Organizing Colorado has over 48,000 active oil or gas wells, and development is getting closer to people.Since 2009, over 1,300 […]
May 3, 2012

Stop the Frack Attack!

On July 28, people from California to New York, and North Dakota to Texas, will converge on the U.S. Capitol to tell Congress and the President […]
May 3, 2012

North Fork oil & gas leasing deferred!

The Bureau of Land Management just announced the deferral of oil & gas leasing in the North Fork of the Gunnison Valley!  The BLM opted not […]
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