Gasfield Justice

March 9, 2017

Proposed wastewater injection well reined in

By Emily Hornback, WCC Organizer After years of battling with oil and gas companies, Battlement Concerned Citizens (BCC) were encouraged in early February when Battlement Mesa […]
March 9, 2017

WCC’s 2017 Legislative Priorities

WCC has identified some top priorities for the 2017 state legislative session – here are the highlights: Gasfield justice Local Government Liable Fracking Ban Oil and […]
March 2, 2017

Small businesses: ‘We know not to waste’

This morning more than 60 small businesses across the Western Slope sent a letter to U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner urging them to support […]
February 22, 2017

Act now to stop bad public lands, oil & gas bills!

This week, two bills that will negatively impact two of WCC’s biggest issues face their first test in the Colorado House this Wednesday, Feb. 22. Please contact your […]
February 6, 2017

The time is now: Stop Congress from gutting clean air rules

Congress moves to stop new rules that protect our air and our wallets “Repeal of BLM rule is short-sighted, method is extreme and undemocratic” – Durango Herald, […]
February 6, 2017

Battlement Mesa Residents Cheer Staff Report: Deny the “Injection Well Zone”

WCC Press Release Garfield County Planning Staff Recommend Denial of “Injection Well Zone” in Battlement Mesa Glenwood Springs—Battlement Mesa residents had something to celebrate this weekend […]
February 1, 2017

Protect Battlement Mesa’s Drinking Water

Tell Garfield County that toxic waste water wells don’t belong next to our drinking water supply Earlier this month, Ursa Resources and Battlement Mesa Partners asked […]
December 15, 2016

WCC welcomes decisions – but will they stand?

by Dave Reed, Executive Director Patient, long-term work by WCC and its allies has borne fruit in a flurry of positive decisions in the waning days […]
December 15, 2016

Battlement wells approved, but fight continues

Residents win precedent-setting conditions of approval This fall, residents of Battlement Mesa reached a mile marker in their ongoing campaign to keep large-scale oil and gas […]
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