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December 2018 Oil and Gas Lease Sale threatens CO’s valuable natural environment. Tell the BLM this is unacceptable.

Target: BLM Land Managers Action: BLM’s December 2018 Oil and Gas Lease Sale threatens Colorado’s public lands. Tell the agency this is unacceptable! ** The comment period for this action has expired. Thank you for your interest- stay tuned for updates! ** On July 2, 2018, the BLM released a proposal to sell nearly a quarter-million acres of new oil and gas leases in a December 2018 Lease Sale. The parcels span the entire state including treasured public lands in the North Fork and Colorado River Valleys. The leases threaten vital resources like important wildlife [...]

December 2018 Oil and Gas Lease Sale threatens CO’s valuable natural environment. Tell the BLM this is unacceptable. 2018-07-18T16:51:37+00:00

New oil and gas development threatens the North Fork Valley. Tell the BLM this is unacceptable.

Target: North Fork Mancos BLM managers Action: Sign a letter telling the BLM to protect the North Fork Valley from oil and gas. The North Fork Valley, just over McClure Pass from Carbondale, is beautiful and unique. It has important public lands, and a growing food and wine culture that has drawn comparisons to California’s Napa Valley, Oregon’s wine country in the Willamette Valley, and Missouri’s outdoor recreation destination in the Lake of Ozarks area—all of which were nurtured and allowed to grow over the years into treasured and vibrant communities. Now, a 35-well natural gas [...]

New oil and gas development threatens the North Fork Valley. Tell the BLM this is unacceptable. 2018-07-11T20:37:29+00:00

Attend a press conference at Colorado Mesa University on June 1, and say NO to more fossil fuel development in Western Colorado

Target: Reps. Scott Tipton and Doug Lamborn of CO's 3rd and 5th districts, and Rep. Rob Bishop of Utah Action: Make your presence known and your voice heard at the "people's press conference" and say NO to more fossil fuel development in Western Colorado. On Friday, June 1, the House Committee on Natural Resources will convene a Field Hearing in Grand Junction, titled "Examining Natural Gas and Oil Shale Opportunities in Western Colorado." Hosting the hearing are Reps. Scott Tipton and Doug Lamborn of CO's 3rd and 5th districts, along with Rep. Rob Bishop of [...]

Attend a press conference at Colorado Mesa University on June 1, and say NO to more fossil fuel development in Western Colorado 2018-07-01T05:00:10+00:00

Tell Colorado regulators that Western Slope residents deserve strong protections against oil and gas emissions.

Target: Colorado’s Air Quality Control CommissionAction: Submit your comments to the Commission and let them know that all Coloradoans deserve to benefit from stronger air pollution protections.  In April, Colorado’s Air Quality Control Commission (AQCC) heard public comment at a meeting in Rifle on whether to strengthen air pollution standards for oil and gas operations statewide. The Commission is considering whether it should expand the air pollution standards currently implemented on the Front Range, to the entire state. The meeting was incredibly well-attended by concerned citizens - and our presence definitely outweighed that of industry. If you [...]

Tell Colorado regulators that Western Slope residents deserve strong protections against oil and gas emissions. 2018-06-22T17:11:58+00:00

Thank Sen. Bennet and Rep. Jared Polis for introducing the “Continental Divide Recreation, Wilderness, and Camp Hale Legacy Act”; ask Sen. Gardner to become a co-sponsor

Targets: Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner and Representative Jared PolisAction: Send a thank you note to Senator Bennet and Representative Polis and ask Senator Gardner to join this effort to protect some of Colorado’s most special public lands. On January 24, 2018 Senator Bennet and Representative Polis introduced the Continental Divide Recreation, Wilderness and Camp Hale Legacy Act to protect 96,000 acres of public land in Eagle and Summit Counties. Crafted to protect wilderness, world class mountain biking, wildlife habitat and the historical landscape at Camp Hale, this bill has support from just about everyone you [...]

Thank Sen. Bennet and Rep. Jared Polis for introducing the “Continental Divide Recreation, Wilderness, and Camp Hale Legacy Act”; ask Sen. Gardner to become a co-sponsor 2018-06-22T17:25:44+00:00

Thank Sen. Bennet for introducing the “Thompson Divide Withdrawal and Protection Act”; urge Sen. Gardner and Rep. Tipton to support it.

Targets: Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner and Representative Scott Tipton Action: Send a thank you note to Senator Michael Bennet for introducing the Thompson Divide Withdrawal and Protection Act and urge Senator Cory Gardner and Representative Scott Tipton to get behind it. Thank Senator Michael Bennet for for his efforts to permanently protect the Thompson Divide from oil and gas drilling via his introduction of the Thompson Divide Withdrawal and Protection Act. If passed, this legislation would ensure that oil and gas drilling in the Thompson Divide is permanently off the table. Let Senator [...]

Thank Sen. Bennet for introducing the “Thompson Divide Withdrawal and Protection Act”; urge Sen. Gardner and Rep. Tipton to support it. 2018-06-22T20:58:06+00:00

THANK SENATOR GARDNER FOR HIS SUPPORT OF THE LAND AND WATER CONSERVATION FUND

Target: Sen. Cory Gardner Action: **UPDATE** Since issuing this Capital Watch alert, Senator Gardner formally signed on as a co-sponsor for permanent reauthorization and full funding of LWCF. Please call and thank him for listening to his constituents! (970) 245-9553 (Grand Junction) or (202) 224-5941 (D.C.). Key Messages: I am calling to thank Senator Cory Gardner for co-sponsoring permanent reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and fully funding the program. LWCF has helped protect some of America's most iconic landscapes, including Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado and Glacier National Park in [...]

THANK SENATOR GARDNER FOR HIS SUPPORT OF THE LAND AND WATER CONSERVATION FUND 2018-07-17T17:40:33+00:00

PROTECT THE INTEGRITY OF THE WILDERNESS ACT

Target: Sen. Cory Gardner and Rep. Scott Tipton Action: Call Senator Gardner and Representative Tipton and ask them to preserve the integrity of the Wilderness Act by opposing S. 2877 in the Senate (Human-Powered Travel in Wilderness Areas Act) and H.R. 1349 in the House (amendment to the Wilderness Act). Tipton: (970) 241-2499 (Grand Junction) or (202) 225-4761 (D.C.). Gardner: (970) 245-9553 (Grand Junction) or (202) 224-5941 (D.C.). Key Messages: For Tipton: I am calling to ask Congressman Tipton to oppose H.R. 1349 (an amendment to the Wilderness Act), which would remove protections for Wilderness Areas [...]

PROTECT THE INTEGRITY OF THE WILDERNESS ACT 2018-07-09T22:24:06+00:00

TELL CONGRESS TO PASS A FARM BILL THAT’S FREE OF ATTACKS ON PUBLIC LANDS

Target: Sens. Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet and Rep. Scott Tipton Action: Call Senators Gardner and Bennet and Representative Tipton and ask them to support a final version of the Farm bill that mirrors the Senate version. Tell them that a Farm Bill that undermines protections for our public lands and national forests is unacceptable. Tipton: (970) 241-2499 (Grand Junction) or (202) 225-4761 (D.C.). Gardner: (970) 245-9553 (Grand Junction) or (202) 224-5941 (D.C.). Bennet: (970) 241-6631 (Grand Junction) or (202) 228-5097 (D.C.) Key Messages: For Tipton: I am calling to urge Representative Tipton to support [...]

TELL CONGRESS TO PASS A FARM BILL THAT’S FREE OF ATTACKS ON PUBLIC LANDS 2018-07-13T15:10:00+00:00