Colorado Residents to Restaurant/Microbrewery The Post: Remove Hickenlooper Beer or Face Boycott

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE East Boulder County United, Lafayette, Colorado Date: March 30, 2019 Colorado Residents to Restaurant/Microbrewery The Post: Remove Hickenlooper Beer or Face Boycott Community-based environmental organization East Boulder County United demands local Lafayette, Colorado, restaurant and microbrewery remove its new beer, “Hickenlooper American Ale,” or face a boycott. The Post’s announcement of its new beer, being ridiculed and attacked across local social media for featuring prior Colorado governor and now US presidential contender John Hickenlooper, is drawing ire for Hickenlooper’s long-time alliance with Colorado’s oil and gas industry, a collaboration re

The Lookout Alliance Splits: A Lesson in Co-opting the Grassroots

Press Statement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 13, 2019 Contacts: Amanda Janusz: bocoenvironment@gmail.com Leesah Patt: fightforcleanairandwater@gmail.com The Lookout Alliance Splits: A Lesson in Co-opting the Grassroots Two of the founding members of Gunbarrel’s The Lookout Alliance (TLA), Leesah Patt and Amanda Janusz, officially severed ties with the organization they founded and organized after the group and its mission were co-opted by LOGIC (League of Oil and Gas Impacted Coloradans). Background When Heatherwood residents received lease offer letters to extract oil and gas, Janusz and Patt organized the community, recruited volunteers, and sponsored a townhall meeting attended by n

Press Release: Statement on Oil and Gas Reform Legislation, SB-181

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 4, 2019 Statement on Proposed Oil and Gas Legislation Once again, as in 2014, Colorado Democrats have the opportunity to create legislation aligned with public health, climate science, and the democratic rights of local communities. Yet on the heels of bleak climate reports demanding an end to fossil fuel extraction starting now, drillers are reporting record-breaking oil production on the Colorado shale. Political forces in both parties succor industry over health and climate, constituent demands, and even the threat of impending environmental catastrophe. Even now, when so-called environmentalist Boulder Democrats hold leadership in all polic

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