Tag Archives: Sierra Club

Oil Change International report: O&G expansion will unleash climate pollution

January 16, 2019

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Report: U.S. Oil and Gas Expansion Threatens to Unleash Climate Pollution Equivalent to nearly 1,000 Coal Plants Groups outline five-point ‘checklist’ for U.S. politicians to show real leadership towards a rapid and just phase-out of fossil fuels The U.S. oil and gas industry has the potential to unleash the largest burst of new carbon emissions […]

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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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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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Mapping the oil and gas threat in western CO — August 8

August 3, 2016

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MAPPING the OIL and GAS THREAT: A Western Colorado Update Monday, August 8 6:30 p.m. Glenwood Springs Community Center Join Western Colorado Congress for an evening of information and discussion about oil and gas issues on the Western Slope. Representatives from the Sierra Club and local impacted community members will give a demonstration of the […]

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Democrats sold us out years ago

October 6, 2014

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I’ll keep it short today because this report is really long. Read it. It clears up any lingering confusion left over from the August 4 Hickenlooper and Polis scheme to kill the ballot initiatives and form a task force. Three Boulder Weekly reporters promised to get to the bottom of it and answer the question: why […]

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Groups oppose Hickenlooper’s local control legislation

June 8, 2014

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Update June 10: Hickenlooper pushes oil and gas compromise bill, says “both sides are furious” Governor’s office drafts bill on drilling issue that could trigger special legislative session DENVER – The Colorado governor’s office confirmed Friday it has drafted a bill that officials hope will be a compromise that would keep the issue of local control […]

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Air Quality in the Gaslands — October 9

October 3, 2013

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Wednesday, October 9, 2013 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Glenwood Springs Community Center 100 Wulfsohn Rd. (map) Panel discussion on the human health impacts of gas development. Speakers will include: Teresa Coons, Air Quality Control Commission Theo Colborn, The Endocrine Disruption Exchange Jeremy Nichols, WildEarth Guardians Even if you don’t live right in the gas patch, […]

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BLM settles air pollution lawsuit

August 6, 2013

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August 5 Press Release from Earthjustice: BLM to Examine Air Pollution Before Approving New Oil & Gas Wells in Western Colorado Denver, CO — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and four conservation groups today announced that BLM will reexamine the air pollution potential of 34 oil and gas projects involving more than 1,300 wells […]

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18 Groups ask Governor Hickenlooper to stop misinforming the public

March 13, 2012

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Fort Collins, CO – Today, 18 Colorado groups asked Governor Hickenlooper to stop misinforming the public about spills and releases of fluids involved with the oil and gas drilling and fracking process. Governor Hickenlooper was recently quoted in the press as saying, “There have been a few spills”.[1] But information obtained on March 8, 2012, […]

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