Gasfield Justice

August 6, 2014

Deal struck on O&G ballot measures

Big News This Week: Ballot measures related to oil & gas will not be on the Colorado ticket this November. On the day petitions were to […]
August 1, 2014

WCC gathers signatures for oil & gas initiatives

by Frank Smith, WCC Director of Organizing Coloradans could get the chance to vote on two or more ballot initiatives this fall related to oil & […]
July 30, 2014

River Watch, GVCA partner on water monitoring

by Joyce Wizer and Lisa Bracken, Grand Valley Citizens Alliance The River Watch program started in 1989 with six schools on the Yampa River in northwest […]
June 10, 2014

O&G Health Impacts Forum in Parachute

There has been cumulative scientific studies and increased concerns that chemicals used in drilling and fracking of natural gas wells have adverse effects on people living […]
May 14, 2014

Did legislature drill deep enough for solutions?

by Frank Smith, WCC Director of Organizing When it comes to oil & gas, the Colorado legislature sure was busy from January to May.  Over the […]
April 23, 2014

11 Days Left in Colorado Legislature!

The Colorado General Assembly is winding down for the year, but things are heating up! WCC’s members are working on bills for social justice, environmental quality […]
March 19, 2014

WCC’s 2014 Legislative Priorities

by Frank Smith, WCC Director of Organizing The 69th General Assembly is underway in Denver and WCC is empowering grassroots voices to participate in state lawmaking […]
March 7, 2014

Colorado passes ground-breaking air quality regs

Congratulations, Colorado! People across the state will breathe a little easier now that the Air Quality Control Commission (AQCC) has passed new rules.  In late February, […]
February 25, 2014

Coal Lease Proposed for Book Cliffs

A company is proposing to lease over 14,000 acres for coal mining near the border of Garfield and Mesa Counties, and a public comment period goes […]
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