Windsor Community Rights Network

Local Governance for Healthy Community

May 2nd, 2015

Additional Resources

CELDFCommunity Environmental Legal Defense Fund

The Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund is a non-profit, public interest law firm providing free and affordable legal services to communities facing threats to their local environment, local agriculture, the local economy, and quality of life.  Our mission is to build sustainable communities by assisting people to assert their right to local self-government and the rights of nature.


waw-logo-extra-wideWeld Air and Water

A grassroots group of Weld County, Colorado citizens organizing our community around oil and gas development in our neighborhoods, providing information, and advocating for health and safety .



Colorado Landowner’s Guide to Oil and Gas Development

The Colorado Landowner’s Guide to Oil and Gas Development is an educational guide intended for members of communities facing oil and gas development.



The U.S. Environmental Agency’s Hydraulic Fracturing website

The Agency’s focus and obligations under the law are to provide oversight, guidance and, where appropriate, rulemaking that achieve the best possible protections for the air, water and land where Americans live, work and play.


Clean AirClean Air Task Force

The Clean Air Task Force works to help safeguard against the worst
impacts of climate change by catalyzing the rapid global development
and deployment of low carbon energy and other climate-protecting technologies through research and analysis, public advocacy leadership,
and partnership with the private sector.


Public is your one-stop shop for all things public transportation.Whether you want to know where to find transit in your community, calculate your fuel savings or carbon emissions reduction, hear the latest on Capitol Hill or learn more about the industry has it all.  The website was designed to be your online resource for information on the benefits and importance of transit. 



American Public Transportation Association

APTA is the leading force in advancing public transportation. To strengthen and improve public transportation, APTA serves and leads its diverse membership through advocacy, innovation and information sharing. APTA and its members and staff work to ensure that public transportation is available and accessible for all Americans in communities across the country.



Red Lodge Clearinghouse

The  Red Lodge Clearinghouse (RLCH) website makes participation in natural resources decision-making easier than ever before.

The RLCH website — originally founded in 2001 by renowned fashion designer and philanthropist, the late Liz Claiborne and her husband, Art Ortenberg — has served the needs of individuals and organizations engaged in collaborative natural resources management for nearly a decade. The Natural Resources Law Center (now the Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy and the Environment) took over the project in 2007 and, with continued funding from the Liz Claiborne Art Ortenberg Foundation, recently resolved to broaden the mission of the project to support a wider variety of problem-solving methods and to break down the barriers impeding citizen engagement.



Environment Colorado

Environment Colorado is a statewide, citizen-based environmental advocacy organization. Our professional staff combines independent research, practical ideas and tough-minded advocacy to overcome the opposition of powerful special interests and win real results for Colorado’s environment. Environment Colorado draws on 30 years of success in tackling our state’s top environmental problems.



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