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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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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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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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Info Meeting on the Transfer Trail Mine Expansion

You are invited to join the Glenwood Springs Citizens’ Alliance at an open meeting to share information regarding the Transfer Trail Mine Expansion. We will be speaking to what may be: – An expanded site of 260-300 acres. – Truck export loads to 250-350 loads per day. – Potential 24/7/365 operation. – 20 years of…
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