Windsor Community Rights Network

Local Governance for Healthy Community

January 16th, 2017

Ahead of Lafayette’s climate bill vote, backers affirm resistance to fracking

An anti-fracking ordinance aimed at hobbling oil and gas development within Lafayette through sanctioning acts of civil disobedience and non-violent protest will go in front of city leaders Tuesday. The vote comes just two years after a Boulder District Court judge tossed out the town’s voter-approved fracking ban and marks a return to form for […]

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January 16th, 2017

WEEK OF OIL AND GAS ISSUES

Northern Colorado Spill report for Jan. 16 http://www.greeleytribune.com/news/local/spill-report-for-jan-16/ Oil tanker truck fire prompts closure of Weld County Road 126 http://www.greeleytribune.com/news/local/oil-tanker-truck-fire-prompts-closure-of-weld-county/   Denver Metro Merrily Mazza: Why we need a Lafayette Climate Bill of Rights http://www.dailycamera.com/guest-opinions/ci_30725306/merrily-mazza-why-we-need-lafayette-climate-bill Lafayette to vote on anti-fracking ordinance that would legalize non-violent protests http://www.denverpost.com/2017/01/16/lafayette-anti-fracking-ordinance-legalize-non-violent-protests/ Broomfield Backpedals on Fracking Moratorium, Postpones Vote http://www.westword.com/news/broomfield-backpedals-on-fracking-moratorium-postpones-vote-8685052 Colorado’s […]

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January 15th, 2017

Merrily Mazza: Why we need a Lafayette Climate Bill of Rights

On Jan. 3, I and another Lafayette councilor, Gustavo Reyna, introduced a proposed ordinance, the Lafayette Climate Bill of Rights and Protections. The “right to climate” is not a new right but an ancient one. It’s the right to have conditions conducive to life, and the right to self-determination and survival. A federal judge recently […]

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January 13th, 2017

DEMAND THE VOTE : BLOG

2017 – As we move forward we must learn from past failures and successes so we are not persisting on failed attempts to bring about change; particularity when those attempts are calculated and counteracted by opponents. Here are older exposé that have been proven to be correct today. If only the masses would have responded […]

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