Battlement Mesa, CO

Bill: “We paid a premium to get this lot with the view and they want to take it away from us for three years to drill 25 wells — as if that were nothing.”

Eleanor: “From a driller’s perspective I can see where this would be ideal for them. From our perspective and all the people that live here, this isn’t right. And unfortunately, too many government officials are so enamored by the lure of easy oil and gas revenues that they have allowed it to cloud their civic consciences”

-Bill and Eleanor Nelson
Battlement Mesa, CO