Category: News Releases

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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Elevation Outdoors Names Glenwood Springs “Adventure Town 2018”

Glenwood Springs made a splash by winning for the first time this year—but that should not be a surprise. There are many secluded mountain towns where you think you might want to live. Glenwood is the place where you should live since it has easy access to so much—hop on the Interstate to catch a…
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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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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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Glenwood Springs Chamber Board of Directors will Urge BLM to Require an Environmental Impact Statement for Proposed Quarry Expansion

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO, May 15, 2018- The Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association (GSCRA) Board of Directors voted unanimously to adopt a resolution expressing its concern and interest in more information regarding the proposed Mid-Continent limestone quarry expansion. Based on the information currently known, the potential magnitude and irreparable nature of adverse impacts to the City…
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