January 16, 2020

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CO Rising takes action in Longmont fracking ban

Colorado Rising files declaratory action in Longmont fracking ban lawsuit Declaratory action asks Colorado courts to hold that Longmont’s fracking ban is no longer out of compliance with state law with the passage of SB 19-181 Longmont, CO — Tuesday, January 14 2020, Colorado Rising, the citizen group behind Proposition 112, submitted a declaratory judgment […]

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January 15, 2020

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Natural gas drillers face an economic reckoning

This Op-Ed by David Marston was published in The Daily Sentinel on January 10. Marston owns commercial property in Delta County and lives in New York City, N.Y. I attempted to get his permission to repost his piece in full but I was not able to make contact. Unfortunately readers will need to click through […]

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January 10, 2020

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The Polis administration plays pretend on fracking

By Phil Doe As children, we liked to pretend to be adults, usually our parents, but sometimes great athletes and screen idols. My dad was a railroader. My brothers and I often played with his lantern, which was used as a signal light for communication between trainmen at the front and backend of the train. […]

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January 9, 2020

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RMR financial woes, lawsuit grows and new cave shows

The New Year brings a flurry of news surrounding Rocky Mountain Resources (RMR) and the Mid-Continent Quarry — aka Glenwood Springs strip mine. On Monday morning we awoke to the news that Chad Brownstein had resigned as CEO at RMR. RMR CEO resigns, company on rocky financial ground had Brownstein resigned his position as CEO […]

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January 8, 2020

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Air Pollution Control Division public meetings January 16-17

Greenhouse Gas Reporting and Hydrofluorocarbons Emission Reduction As part of Colorado’s continued efforts to implement to Senate Bill 19-096, Senate Bill 19-181, House Bill 19-1261 and Senate Bill 19-236, the Air Pollution Control Division (the Division) is hosting public meetings on Thursday January 16 in Denver, and Friday January 17 in Glenwood Springs to engage […]

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January 7, 2020

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Colorado Rising announces 6 new ballot initiatives

Colorado Rising submits statewide ballot initiatives to protect Coloradans from fracking Denver, CO — Today Colorado Rising, the citizen group behind Proposition 112, submitted language for six proposed ballot initiatives to the Colorado Secretary of State’s office. 2500 ft setback from occupied structures and other sensitive areas — This version is identical to Prop 112. […]

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January 1, 2020

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Happy New Year 2020

Join Odin as he treks the West Elk trails Discover the West Elk trails

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December 20, 2019

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AQCC adopts tougher statewide O&G rules

West Slope, local communities big winners in state’s new air quality rules Colorado Air Quality Control Commission’s 2019 Revisions to Regulation Number 7 – Oil and Gas Emissions and Regulation Number 3 – Permitting and APENs Fact Sheet Air Quality Control Commission unanimously adopts tougher rules for oil and gas emissions Denver — The Colorado […]

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December 14, 2019

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BLM will do EA on test drilling at quarry

Larry Sandoval, director of BLM’s Colorado River Valley Field Office in Silt, has notified the Glenwood Springs Citizens’ Alliance (GSCA) that BLM will conduct an in-depth analysis of the Rocky Mountain Resources request to drill five test water wells. BLM will study environmental impact of quarry wells BLM will conduct an Environmental Assessment (EA) of […]

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