Core Act

Erica Sparhawk: Grand Hogback Could Be Added to CORE Act

May 9, 2019
Jane Pargiter, Ecoflight

Garfield County Commissioners want old coal mines, burning in the Grand Hogback, to be added to a CORE Act methane capture study. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh discusses details with Erica Sparhawk, Carbondale Town Trustee and deputy director of Clean Energy Economy for the Region (CLEER).

Amy Hadden Marsh/KDNK

A recent meeting with Garfield County Commissioners and John Whitney of Sen. Michael Bennett's office opened the door to more talks about supporting the Colorado Recreation Economy Act, or CORE Act. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has more.

photo courtesy Wilderness Workshop

Commissioners now oppose withdrawing the popular area southwest of Carbondale from oil and gas leasing.