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Support the Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act

Congressional Targets: U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner | U.S. Representatives Joe Neguse and Scott Tipton Action: Thank Bennet and Neguse for introducing the CORE Act. | Urge Gardner and Tipton to support it. Local Targets: Garfield Board of County Commissioners Action: If you're a Garfield County resident, call the commissioners and let them know that you disagree with their decision not to endorse the CORE Act, and withdrawing their decades-long support for permanent protection from new oil and gas leasing in the Thompson Divide. Senator Michael Bennet and Representative Joe Neguse have bicamerally [...]

Support the Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act 2019-02-21T19:33:05+00:00

Sign the Petition to Stop the Paved Berlaimont Estates Access Road

Target: The U.S. Forest Service Action: Stop the paved Berlaimont Estates Access Road From Cutting Across Public Land The proposal would provide private access through Forest Service land to a private inholding development called Berlaimont Estates, via a 32-foot wide, paved, switchbacking, bermed and walled, year-round road. Presently, the area is only accessible in the summer, and via a narrow, ungraded dirt road. If built, the proposed new development would consist of 19 new mega homes and accessory dwellings, atop a mountainous hillside, surrounded completely by Forest Service land. The access road to reach the [...]

Sign the Petition to Stop the Paved Berlaimont Estates Access Road 2018-11-27T19:59:53+00:00

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

Target: Colorado’s Air Quality Control Commission Action: Attend a public meeting on Nov. 27 OR 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. Now, it's hosting another public meeting on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 5:00-7:00pm, at the Mesa County Central Library, 970 West Studio, 5th and Ouray, Grand Junction, CO. The Commission is [...]

Tell Colorado regulators that Western Slope residents deserve strong protections against oil and gas emissions 2018-11-18T00:19:45+00:00

Keep Public Pressure on the Berlaimont Estates Project

Target: Public land managers at the Forest Service Action: Ask the Forest Service to analyze and disclose impacts of trail and parking lot additions in a NEW Draft EIS for the Berlaimont Estates project. The Forest Service is preparing to release a final environmental analysis and a proposed decision approving a new road to the Berlaimont Estates subdivision above Edwards. The project will result in significant impacts to wildlife and winter wildlife habitat, and the agency is now proposing new mitigation measures that it claims will reduce impacts. However, the agency has never disclosed or [...]

Keep Public Pressure on the Berlaimont Estates Project 2018-08-23T22:13:28+00:00