Citizens for Clean Air Grand Junction

Current Issues

Air Quality Current Issues around the Western Slope

Methane Gas Waste Reduction Rules in Oil and Gas Infrastructure

Citizens for Clean Air has been very active in asking state and federal officials to regulate the venting, flaring, and leaking of methane gas from oil and gas development. Our members testified before the Colorado Air Quality Control Commission in 2014 about how methane contributes to the formation of ozone and poor air quality on the western slope.  Read More >>

Oil and Gas Development in the Whitewater Unit, Mesa County

Background The “Whitewater Unit” (approximately 90,400 acres), is located about 15 miles east and southeast of the City of Grand Junction. Several oil and gas companies have drilled exploratory wells in that area beginning in the 1970s and early ‘80s. Few of those…Read More >>

Purple Air Project

On March 16, 2018 Citizens for Clean Air launched the Purple Air air quality monitoring project. As of July, 2018, there are over 30 Purple Air monitors in place from Mack to Palisade and from northern Grand Junction to Whitewater! Read More >>