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BLM Finalizes Long-Sought Protections for Colorado’s Thompson DivideThompson Divide Coalition thumbPeggy Thompson Divide Area is a political concept created by wilderness advocatesPRESS RELEASE

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 23:14:03 +0000

Coalition Members Praise “Balanced Solution” for Nation’s Most Visited National Forest DENVER, CO – Cattlemen, recreational users and local governments praised a final Record of Decision issued by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) today which legally canceled 25 undeveloped, improperly-issued oil and gas leases in the Thompson Divide area of the White River […](image)


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Western Slope residents applaud new BLM methane rulesWCClogo_slogan_color rgbPeggyMassive pipeline venting methane and fugitive toxic emissions in Epping, ND, on September 15, 2015. Click here to watch videoPRESS RELEASE

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 18:10:52 +0000

BLM’s final rule will reduce oil & gas air pollution from industry development on public lands By Emily Hornback Today, the Obama Administration issued final standards to reduce flaring and venting associated with oil and gas development on federal and tribal lands. Since 2012, Western Colorado Congress, Grand Valley Citizen’s Alliance and Citizens for Clean […](image)


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You can’t spell Assange without “ass”julian-assangePeggyassange-watchingassange-asshole

Sat, 12 Nov 2016 00:06:19 +0000

I have a bone to pick with Julian Assange. On Election Day, Assange posted a rambling screed defending his right as WikiLeaks founder and editor to publish a drip-drip-drip of private emails over the past four months that reveal “what the Clinton campaign says about itself to itself.” His words, not mine. In this “Assange […](image)


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Fracking threatens unique desert oasis in west Texasearthworks_logoPeggyBalmorhea Springs State Park, Texas [Source: Balmorhea State Park]PRESS RELEASE

Fri, 04 Nov 2016 16:55:31 +0000

New analysis: Global tourist destination Balmorhea Springs at risk from Apache oil & gas development Toyahvale & Dallas, TX — Released Thursday, a new scientific analysis of the system of springs feeding Texas’ Balmorhea State Park in the Chihuahuan Desert indicates that new oil and gas production proposed by Apache Corp. could pollute or otherwise […](image)


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Amendment 71, the big lievote-no-buttonPeggyno-on-71-posterphil-doe

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 16:02:57 +0000

Guest post by Phil Doe* The propaganda barrage from the corporate sponsors of constitutional Amendment 71 is part of a continuing effort by the oil and gas industry to make the state their oyster. The industry wants no interference from citizens who believe they should have the right to protect themselves, their homes, their children, […](image)


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I stand with Standing Rockno-daplPeggyi_stand_with_standing_rock-smallclaudette-konola

Wed, 02 Nov 2016 19:51:51 +0000

October 29, 2016: An estimated 30 Jingle Dress dancers took to the front line at Standing Rock. They danced about 150 yards away from where roughly nine armored police vehicles remained behind a wall of concrete barriers. [Video by Simon Moya-Smith via Facebook] Guest post by Claudette Konola* In Indian Country, one is often reminded […](image)


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EPA guidelines will impact Colorado’s air quality programMethane emissions FLIR thumbPeggyDenver's brown cloud, December 2014 [Source: CBS]

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 18:10:19 +0000

At the end of August, the Clean Air Task Force released a report that confirmed the amount of smog from ozone emissions produced by oil and gas operations could lead to as many as 750,000 asthma attacks nationwide. The report, Gasping for Breath documents that these emissions could lead to more than 500,000 days of […](image)


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Oil and Gas Threat Map now includes public landsog-threat-map-thumbPeggycolorado-threat-map

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 19:33:53 +0000

One-third of Colorado’s nearly 67 million acres are designated as public lands, including forests, wilderness areas, wildlife refuges, national parks and monuments, and lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management. As much as we appreciate our precious public lands, oil & gas development on public lands has contributed to the increasing public health risks […](image)


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New Yale study links fracking to cancer-causing chemicalsfracking-health thumb 3Peggygas-well-and-child

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 18:47:22 +0000

New research from the Yale School of Public Health (YSPH) confirms that the majority of chemicals used in fracking are linked to known carcinogens. Yale researchers identified 55 known, probable, or possible carcinogens, including 20 compounds associated with leukemia and/or lymphoma specifically, that are potential water contaminants and/or air pollutants related to unconventional oil & […](image)


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