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It’s not the size of the well pad, it’s the volume of emissions

July 30, 2015

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I was unable to attend the COGCC meetings on Wednesday. There’s a frack happening on a well pad south of Silt (probably Ursa) and our air quality turned to crap. The air pollution from the emissions makes me sick so I have to stay indoors (or leave town). BTW, my recent DNA test results prove […]

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Action event scheduled for COGCC meeting in Greeley

July 28, 2015

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Coloradans Against Fracking invites you to join them as they issue a declaration to the COGCC that will also be sent to Governor Hickenlooper. Monday, August 3 5:00 p.m. Weld County Administration Building 1150 O Street in Greeley The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) is meeting with representatives from local governments to discuss […]

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Revised schedule for COGCC rulemaking meetings

July 23, 2015

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These are public meetings between the COGCC and special interest stakeholders. While they are open to the public, no public comments will be taken. Governor’s Task Force Rulemaking Outreach Meetings Schedule Updated: July 17, 2015 The Commission is beginning the rulemaking process to implement Recommendation Number 17 and Number 20 from the Governor’s Oil and […]

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Delta County and CHC join forces on lease swap

July 11, 2015

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Look at this! A county that supports the will of its citizens! From Citizens for a Healthy Community — Delta County Supports Mineral Withdrawal for the North Fork July 9, 2015 – This week the Delta County Commissioners sent a letter and map to U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner, and Rep. Scott Tipton […]

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COGCC announced rulemaking hearings …

July 9, 2015

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on the same day as the first meeting! Governor’s Task Force Rulemaking Published: 07/07/2015 The Commission is holding outreach meetings across the state to solicit input from local governments and other stakeholders regarding the rulemaking to implement Recommendation 17 and Recommendation 20. July 7 — 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m at, Encana Oil and Gas, […]

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National fracking summit planned for October

June 30, 2015

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SAVE THE DATE! Stop the Frack Attack National Summit October 3-5, 2015 Denver, Colorado Escalating the Fight between Communities and the Oil and Gas Industry A gathering of movement leaders, community activists, and people affected by fracking across the country. Activists will be gathering in Denver, CO to share stories, become better spokespeople, learn about […]

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Fracking pollution and dead babies

June 25, 2015

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The current issue of Rolling Stone features an in-depth article by Paul Solotaroff, What’s Killing the Babies of Vernal, Utah? Billed as the story about a midwife who becomes the local pariah after she starts asking questions about dead babies, it is much more than that. Donna Young has been a midwife in Vernal, Utah, […]

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Does fracking induce earthquakes?

June 10, 2015

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Yes, but not as much as injection wells. According to Dr. Rick Aster, Professor of Geophysics and Department Head with the Colorado State University: “An induced earthquake is a seismic events that (to a high degree of certainty) would not have occurred without human influences applied to the surface or subsurface. “Known ways to induce […]

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Residents prepare to evacuate West Salt Creek landslide

June 4, 2015

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Heavy rains forecast for this weekend are expected to cause flooding in the region below the West Salt Creek landslide. Local residents have been warned to prepare to evacuate. On Wednesday, Mesa County officials transitioned to a Level Two response to the West Salt Creek landslide. Conditions that prompted a Level One response last week […]

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West Salt Creek landslide on heightened alert status

May 27, 2015

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One year after the West Salt Creek landslide in Mesa County that killed 3 people, officials have initiated a Level One response which means something has changed that requires a heightened level of awareness. In this case the appearance of this stream of water is cause for concern. An article in today’s Daily Sentinel reported: […]

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