November 15, 2012 Yesterday, Citizens for a Healthy Community (CHC) testified before the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) on a proposed groundwater sampling and monitoring rule. CHC Director Jim Ramey spoke on behalf of CHC and Delta County residents to ask for improved safeguards...

Photo by jeffreyw via Creative Commons. September 18, 2012 Citizens for a Healthy Community and 12 other organizations have asked Matt Lepore, the new Director of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC), to increase the setback distance between drilling rigs and residences, schools, playgrounds/sports fields/parks,...

Community advocates seek court’s help after federal government refused to reveal the corporate players behind oil & gas lease sale Hear the story on KVNF.  DENVER, CO – Today, Citizens for a Healthy Community (CHC) and the Western Environmental Law Center (WELC) filed a lawsuit in U.S....

Relentless pressure from the community to protect their homes and livelihoods pays off May 2, 2012 Listen to interview on KVNF Today, the Bureau of Land Management announced the deferral of all 22 parcels and 30,000 acres of public lands surrounding the Colorado’s North Fork Valley from the...

Citizens for a Healthy Community submits comments on the proposed 10-fold increase in the number of wells on Bull Mountain. In partnership with the Western Environmental Law Center, CHC submitted comments to the BLM on the Bull Mountain Master Development Plan (MDP) preliminary Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant...

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