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Alert level elevated at West Salt Creek Landslide

May 27, 2016

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Pond breach gashes slide Authorities remained on alert after about a third of the water in the pond at the top of the West Salt Creek landslide burst out early Friday morning, ripping a deep gorge down the middle of the 3-mile-long slide. About 120 acre-feet of water rushed out of the pond about 2:30 […]

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Jordan Cove is a Canadian project to sell Canadian NG

May 16, 2016

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On Sunday, the Post Independent jumped onto the Jordan Cove PR bandwagon with this re-hash of the latest propaganda. Regulators re-open door for Jordan Cove, Pacific Connector projects Local governments and natural gas producers on the Western Slope and other supporters of two natural gas projects in Oregon received some good news last week when […]

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Public TV series puts Jordan Cove in the spotlight

May 15, 2016

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Immense Possibilities is a weekly public TV show originating in Ashland, Oregon. On Friday, May 13, they aired the latest episode dedicated to the Jordan Cove Project. The show was filmed on March 11, the same day the FERC denied the Jordan Cove Project. In light of the fact that the FERC granted rehearings for […]

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Break Free Colorado in Thornton tomorrow!

May 13, 2016

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On Thursday — ten days after the Colorado Supreme Court struck down Longmont’s fracking ban and Fort Collins’ 5-year fracking moratorium — as many as 300 activists disrupted the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) oil and gas lease auction in Lakewood. Yesterday’s demonstration kicked off a planned weekend of mass mobilizations for climate action as […]

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FERC postpones Jordan Cove rehearing decision

May 9, 2016

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Today the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued an Order Granting Rehearings for Further Consideration (the “Order”) in response to the request for rehearings submitted on April 8, 2016, by Jordan Cove Energy Project and Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline. Click here to read the FERC Order. Basically the Order, referred to as a tolling order, […]

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Be The Change USA denounces CO Supreme Court decision

May 3, 2016

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On Monday, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled against the rights of the people in Longmont and Ft Collins. In so doing they ruled against the rights of all Colorado citizens to legislate on matters dealing with oil and gas development. Under our state constitution, the right of citizens to legislate, Article V, has been termed […]

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BLM puts brakes on Whitewater drilling project

May 3, 2016

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Agency refuses to green-light project in absence of hydraulic fracturing analysis Grand Junction, CO — In a victory for residents of Whitewater and everyone concerned with air and water quality in western Colorado, the state office of the Bureau of Land Management put the brakes on a proposal to drill 108 wells on 52,000 acres […]

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CO Supreme Court rules against fracking bans

May 2, 2016

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Colorado Supreme Court Strips the Constitutional Right To Enact Local Fracking Bans Landmark Decision Favors Oil and Gas Industry Over the Rights of Coloradans Denver, CO – Today, the Colorado Supreme Court struck down the rights of Coloradans to protect their health, safety and well-being from fracking through the use of local bans. The justices […]

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Aron Diaz gets it wrong on Jordan Cove

April 29, 2016

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As you may have already gleaned from the presidential primary, the Republican Party – like the oil & gas industry – is in shambles. That sense of disarray has trickled down to local party politics especially in the Garfield County Commissioners race. For the first time in 20 years, Republican incumbent John Martin faces opposition […]

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Fracking fanatics cling to false hopes for Jordan Cove

April 22, 2016

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Colorado’s fracking fanatics desperate to breathe life into the Jordan Cove Project have stepped up their lobbying campaign, with a little help from their friends at The Daily Sentinel. Oil, gas group unanimous in backing of Jordan Cove The Jordan Cove LNG project and 232-mile connecting transmission pipeline were the focus of meetings in Grand […]

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