Gasfield Justice

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

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 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 […]
July 26, 2015

Wednesday: Public meetings on proposed new oil & gas rules

Almost a year after the oil and gas ballot showdown that wasn’t, the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) is considering new rules governing drilling […]
July 23, 2015

Comment today on 120,000 acre forest treatment

Tell the Forest Service to scale back this massive forest treatment proposal It could be coming to a forest near you: a 10-year-long project to log, burn or […]
July 2, 2015

Ursa plans drilling within Battlement Mesa

From the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel By Dennis Webb Saturday, June 27, 2015 Ursa Resources has filed a proposal with Garfield County to drill 53 wells […]
June 23, 2015

WCC slams Sen. Bennet’s Fast Track vote

Western Colorado Congress issued this statement in response to the Senate’s vote today to end debate on fast-track authority, clearing the way for an up-or-down vote […]
May 22, 2015

WCC joins BLM plan protests

76% of managed lands to remain open to oil & gas drilling by Emily Hornback, WCC Organizer In early May, Western Colorado Congress joined with two […]
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