Tag Archives: Greeley

Temporary restraining order denied in Bella Romero case

April 17, 2018

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Public Health Advocates Decry Decision to Allow Fracking to go Forward Next to Bella Romero Academy Greeley, CO — Local public health and environmental advocacy groups vow to continue to fight a decision allowing hydraulic fracturing (fracking) to move forward next to Bella Romero Academy. The groups — including Weld Air & Water, Sierra Club, […]

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Rep. Foote to COGCC: “Industry is out of control”

November 7, 2017

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Angry residents packed the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) meeting last week (October 30). Some wore face masks with messages written on them like “Stop Fracking Us” to protest toxic air from drilling and fracking operations they are forced to breathe daily. More than 60 residents from communities along the Front Range testified […]

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Groups file suit over drilling plan near middle school

April 11, 2017

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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 […]

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Salting Fracking’s Resurrection: the Uses of False News

April 6, 2017

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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 […]

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Colorado schools threatened by oil and gas development

March 16, 2017

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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 […]

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Ursa plans to drill next to Grand Valley High School

July 5, 2016

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** Updated 7/12/16 — Definition of large UMA and CO setbacks** ** Updated 7/8/16 — See Correction below ** On June 13, Ursa Resources notified Garfield County about their plans for a proposed well pad — Lacy Park Pad — where 22 wells will be drilled. The well pad facility will be built about 645 […]

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Colorado and California: Getting Gassed Together

February 1, 2016

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Guest post by Phillip Doe* In the past few weeks, something truly unusual happened here in Colorado. It wasn’t that the Arctic Vortex had taken up residence in the state. The temperature at the North Pole, at least for a moment, was warmer than the prevailing temperatures along Colorado’s front range. And it wasn’t that […]

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A Call to Action

September 1, 2015

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Guest post by Fiona Lloyd RSPN organizer and Silt Mesa resident For background on this story read: Ursa moves to drill 53 wells in Battlement Mesa BCC Community Meeting was held on Monday night at the fire station and was extremely well attended. Over 150 people showed up, the parking spilling over to line the […]

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Coloradans stand against fracking at COGCC meeting

August 5, 2015

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  Anti-fracking group in Colorado challenges state commission Coloradans Against Fracking disrupts COGCC meeting ********** From Coloradans Against Fracking Coloradans Stand Against Fracking at COGCC Meeting Coalition delivers declaration rejecting commission’s legitimacy and stages walkout On Monday, representatives of Coloradans Against Fracking (CAF) and other concerned Coloradans staged a walkout of a Colorado Oil and […]

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Breaking: Industry insider picked for task force health panel

January 8, 2015

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Guest post by Wes  Wilson and Phil Doe Part 1: Dollis Wright is an industry insider By Wes Wilson* On Wednesday, January 7, the Governor’s Oil and Gas Task Force posted the Agenda for the January 15-16 meeting in Greeley. Four panel members will speak on Human Health and Public Safety from 2:30-4:00 p.m. on January […]

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