Category: Latest Updates

The Latest with RMR’s Proposal

The Glenwood Springs Citizens’ Alliance (GSCA) is continuing to review Rocky Mountain Resources’ (RMR) initial proposal and is preparing for RMR’s re-submission to the BLM.  The BLM is requiring substantial additions to RMR’s previous proposal before they can begin the NEPA (National Environmental Policy Act) review process.  BLM recently sent GSCA the second installment of files as…
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Press Release: RMR’s Proposal for the Glenwood Springs Strip Mine

The Glenwood Springs Citizens’ Alliance has obtained the Plan of Operation (POO) RMR submitted to the BLM for completeness review. Concern continues to grow as details of RMR’s plan for their Glenwood Springs Mine emerge.  Sadly, the plan is even more impactful than RMR has previously discussed. RMR isproposing to expand from 15.7 acres to 440…
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Garfield County BOCC taking action

Your Glenwood Spring Citizens’ Alliance (GSCA) is looking forward to Garfield County’s investigation of RMR’s compliance under their current Special Use Permit. See recent news in the Post Independent’s article, dated December 10, 2018.   We’ll be sure to let you know the results of the investigation and if the Garfield County BOCC holds a public review…
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Diligence in our joint efforts matter!

Rocky Mountain Resource Management (RMR) chose this past holiday weekend to deliver their quarry expansion proposal to BLM. See yesterday’s Post Independent article here. As the article states, the proposal has not yet been released to the public for viewing nor is the public comment period upon us regarding the proposal. However, there are upcoming…
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BLM Approves RMR Drilling Project Without Public Review

Press Release October 31, 2018 Residents and business owners in Glenwood Springs were surprised to learn this week that the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) recently approved substantial new drilling operations at Rocky Mountain Resources’ (RMR’s) quarry just outside the City of Glenwood Springs. The Glenwood Springs Citizens’ Alliance (GSCA) discovered that on October…
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Update on Progress

In case you missed it… The Glenwood Spring Citizens’ Alliance continues to provide information related to RMR’s mine expansion proposition in an effort to educate and promote action. With your upcoming opportunity to vote be sure to read the Post Independent’s recent article titled,  GARFIELD COUNTY COMMISSION CANDIDATES NO LONGER SO CAUTIOUS WITH QUARRY COMMENTS. Although the article, JUDGE…
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Glenwood Springs Citizens’ Alliance Requests BLM Action

The Glenwood Springs Citizens’ Alliance (GSCA) is continuing its efforts to educate and inform our community about the concerns we have with the potential Transfer Trail Mine expansion on public lands above the City of Glenwood Springs.  As part of our efforts, we submitted a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request on June 12 to…
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UPDATE: Volunteer Efforts and Ambassadors

The Glenwood Springs Citizens’ Alliance has been very busy of late. One of our key action items was to categorize and organize volunteer efforts. Thank you to the over 210 people that offered to volunteer. We appreciate you! Many have been contacted and are assisting in efforts. If you have signed up to volunteer and…
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