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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 […]
July 19, 2016

Battlement Mesa residents call on COGCC to protect drinking water

Residents of Battlement Mesa spoke before the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission today, decrying the recent approval of 28 natural gas wells inside their community […]
July 15, 2016

Oil and Gas Commision meeting comes to Glenwood Springs

Now is the time to speak up for Battlement Mesa   After years of traveling to Denver to speak before the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation […]
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 […]
May 22, 2015

Threat of drilling grows for Battlement Mesa

by Emily Hornback, WCC Organizer The latest chapter of Battlement Mesa’s ten-year campaign to keep drilling out of the community is about to begin, as Ursa […]
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 30, 2013

Parachute Creek spill overview

By Frank Smith, WCC Director of Organizing This spring, something funny is in the water around Parachute, Colorado—leaving citizens, landowners and downstream water users nervous. Parachute […]
November 16, 2012

Garfield County settles oil shale lawsuit with WCC, GVCA

On October 15, Garfield County Commissioners settled the lawsuit brought against them for violating Colorado’s Open Meetings Law by local residents from the Grand Valley Citizens […]
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