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August 10, 2017
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Protect Grand Junction’s drinking water, comment by August 28

Proposal to drill 108 oil wells in Grand Junction watershed too risky The revised project threatens water and air quality In late June, the Bureau of […]
July 26, 2017

PLACE wins support from Grand Junction city council

By Mary Sornsin & Andreya Krieves, PLACE team After months of dedicated organizing, PLACE (People for Local Activities & Community Enrichment) spokespersons Andreya Krieves and Kimberly […]
July 25, 2017

A growing movement asks, “what’s next?”

by Jeriel Brammeier, WCC Organizer Since the dawn of the pink hats at the Women’s March in January, a movement has emerged with passion and direction. […]
July 25, 2017
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Comment on revised Whitewater drilling by August 28

In late June, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released its long-awaited revised Environmental Assessment on a proposal to drill 108 oil wells in the Grand […]
April 11, 2017

WCC members and allies crush it at Tipton town hall!

Constituents send a strong message to their Congressman Thank you to the 400+ people who packed the Montrose High School gym Friday night, April 7 for Rep. […]
March 14, 2017

Retooling the “multi-tool” organization

Members are invited to help sharpen WCC through a surge of community outreach By Dave Reed, Executive Director We like to describe Western Colorado Congress as […]
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 9, 2017

Up close and personal with the state legislature

By Emily Hornback, Organizer A record number of WCC members participated in our People’s Lobby Trip to Denver at the end of February – which was […]
December 30, 2016

Three reasons why your yearend donation is so powerful

Last chance to give in 2016 – and to empower WCC’s work in 2017 If you were thinking of making a donation to Western Colorado Congress, […]
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