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 [...]
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 [...]
Tell Colorado regulators that Western Slope residents deserve strong protections against oil and gas emissions
Colorado’s Air Quality Control Commission (AQCC) is considering whether to strengthen air pollution standards for oil and gas operations statewide – and they’re accepting written comments. Stronger protections could significantly improve our air quality and our health, and combat climate change – BUT WE NEED YOU to make your voice heard. As always a personal letter is most effective. Please add some of you own comments as well.
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
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 can imagine. Please 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. Please note that at this time, the thank you note for Rep. [...]
Thank Sen. Bennet for introducing the Thompson Divide Withdrawal Act; urge Sen. Gardner and Rep. Tipton to support it
Thank Sen. Michael Bennet for introducing the Thompson Divide Withdrawal Act and urge Rep. Tipton and Sen. Gardner to support it. This bill would permanently remove a large chunk of the Thompson Divide from future oil and gas development. As always a personal letter is most effective. Please add some of you own comments as well.