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Commissioners wobble then cave on injection well rezoningbattlement mesa thumbPeggy

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:01:49 +0000

By a vote of 2 to 1, Garfield County commissioners approved Battlement Mesa Co.’s application for a zoning change to allow for an injection well within the Battlement Mesa community. Judging by their comments at the public hearing on Monday, the commissioners didn’t seem convinced of the need for an injection well but two of […](image)


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Shale Gas & Oil Health Registry & Resource Networkshale gas health registry thumbPeggy

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 21:07:43 +0000

The Environmental Health Project (EHP) is a nonprofit public health organization that assists and supports residents who believe their health has been, or could be, impacted by unconventional oil and gas development (UOGD, or “fracking”). Recent studies suggest exposure to air contaminants associated with UOGD increase an individual’s risk for the development of or worsening […](image)


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Dissecting the fake-based opposition to setbacksfracking-health-2-thumbPeggy

Fri, 14 Apr 2017 22:30:40 +0000

HB-1256 would have moved new oil & gas facilities 1,000 feet from the property lines of all schools and daycare centers, as opposed to 1,000 feet from the buildings which is the current setback rule. The bill passed the House committee on a party line vote two weeks ago but failed in the Senate Natural […](image)


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Year 2050: Do Investors Get the Full Ponzi?ponziPeggy

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 17:12:59 +0000

Guest post by Bob Arrington* In 2010, Shell Chief Executive Peter Voser told attendees at an energy conference in Singapore, that the world will remain heavily reliant on fossil fuels for the next 40 years. For the sake of argument, let’s take that prediction further and say the year 2050 has become a designated end […](image)


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Groups file suit over drilling plan near middle schoolPeggy

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 23:31:48 +0000

Groups File Lawsuit to Prevent Oil and Gas Fracking Operation Next to Middle School Near Greeley, CO Denver, CO — Today, a coalition of environmental and civil rights groups , Weld Air and Water, the Sierra Club, NAACP Colorado State Conference, and Wall of Women filed a lawsuit in State Court challenging the Colorado Oil […](image)


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Salting Fracking’s Resurrection: the Uses of False Newsfake news thumbPeggy

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 04:30:22 +0000

Guest post by Phil Doe* The Denver Post is headless. If it weren’t, it could be certified as schizophrenic. Proof, you ask? In its recent Sunday editorial section, the Post devoted much print to lamenting the demise of print news. Tom Petty, a Post editor, not the real Tom Petty, but a heartbreaker nonetheless, claims […](image)


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Understanding policy conflicts with oil and gasNo Fracking fist thumbPeggy

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 03:49:37 +0000

Conflict is a fact of life for those of us living with oil and gas development. Though we don’t necessarily seek it out, conflict manages to find its way into our lives regardless. The conflicts are many and varied but the predominant conflicts are between: Citizens opposed to oil & gas development vs citizens in […](image)


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Battlement Mesa film releasedbattlement mesa thumbPeggy

Mon, 03 Apr 2017 23:43:33 +0000

In October 2014, Gayle Embrey and Sue Drinker at PowerSurge Productions began filming the story of the residents in Battlement Mesa who worked their hearts out to stop oil & gas company Ursa from drilling inside their community. The film tells the story of their struggle to keep gas drilling from inside the Battlement Mesa […](image)


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Fracking resistance is working in ColoradoresistAnce thumbPeggy

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 02:39:29 +0000

March was a good month for the fracking resistance in Colorado. After more than a decade of battling governors, the legislature, and the COGCC (whose vision of the future appears to include a drilling rig on every street corner) activists were already well-organized. Even though we haven’t had thousands of supporters we have been vocal, […](image)


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Colorado schools threatened by oil and gas developmentPeggy

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 19:05:32 +0000

HB 1256 will increase setbacks from schools Take action and tell key House committee members to support HB 1256! Click here to read HB 1256 Bella Romero Academy, Greeley, CO On March 10, 2017, Extraction Oil and Gas Inc. received permission from the COGCC for an oil and gas location only 315 feet from the […](image)


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