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...

BLM Methane Gas Waste Reduction Rule In Colorado

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...