Emily Hornback

New State Oil and Gas Rules a Win for Citizens Group

Nov 25, 2020
COGCC

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, or COGCC, voted unanimously Monday in favor of new oil and gas regulations across the state, fulfilling the mission of Senate Bill 181. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with Emily Hornback, director of the Western Colorado Alliance, a citizens group that has been involved with the rulemakings, about what this means.

Conservation Groups Laud Decision to Dismiss AQC Lawsuit

Aug 4, 2020
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A Denver District Court Judge late last month dismissed Weld County’s lawsuit against the state Air Quality Control Commission and the state Department of Health that would have overturned new oil and gas air quality regulations. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with Emily Hornback, executive director of Western Colorado Alliance, about why conservation groups consider the decision a victory.

SB-181 Rulemaking Process Paused Due to COVID-19

Apr 2, 2020
AH Marsh photo

The Coronavirus is taking a toll on the SB-181 rulemaking process. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh reports.

AH Marsh photo

State oil and gas regulators recently gave the nod to Ursa Resources’ A Pad at Battlement Mesa. But for citizen groups, the fight against the pad continues. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has this report.

Amy's guest today is Emily Hornback, executive director of Western Colorado Alliance, formerly Western Colorado Congres. This 40-year old environmental group has made some changes to stay relevant for a new generation of activists.

 


As part of the fall fund drive we feature interviews with local non-profit organizations. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with Emily Hornback, interim director of Western Colorado Congress.