Gasfield Justice

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 […]
February 18, 2014

Counties with air quality problems oppose new rules

by Bob Arrington, Battlement Concerned Citizens and Grand Valley Citizens Alliance To whom it may concern (and it should be everybody), I have been working with […]
February 7, 2014

Historic air regs proposed for Colorado

by Frank Smith, WCC Director of Organizing The Colorado Air Quality Control Commission (AQCC) has proposed rules that would reduce emissions from oil & gas operations […]
November 12, 2013

Push Colorado to reduce greenhouse gas pollution

With over 50,000 active oil & gas wells across Colorado, and thousands more planned, the state faces a severe threat to air quality, regional ozone and […]
November 12, 2013

Move fracking away from Colorado’s water!

In the wake of two events, Coloradans across the state are calling for buffer zones between oil & gas and water. The tragic floods that surged […]
August 16, 2013

Parachute Creek spill an ongoing concern

All summer long, crews have been cleaning up water sullied by oil and gas drilling near Parachute, Colorado.  The worst is over, but residents of the […]
August 16, 2013

Whitewater drilling proposal draws crowd

Nearly 75 people turned out for an August 8 public meeting in Whitewater on the Fram drilling proposal.  The unincorporated community packed a meeting hall to […]
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