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Toxic chemicals released into CO waterways

June 27th, 2014 | Posted by Occupy The Roads in Colorado | Fort Collins | Greeley | Poudre River - (Comments Off on Toxic chemicals released into CO waterways)

849,610 pounds of toxic chemicals released into Colorado waterways

Industrial polluters released 849,610 pounds of toxic chemicals into Colorado waterways in 2012, according to a report drawn from federal data.

The most prevalent chemical — nitrates — causes algae growth that leads to dead zones in rivers and streams.

 

Toxic chemicals released – see article here

 

 

Friday finds us in Greeley once again. We packed up the “V” with our Fort Collins friends and headed off to help support the Friday Fracking Protestors. Brandi and Tino worked hard on the banner (initially intended to be dropped but technical difficulties prevailed) which adorned the protest. Brandi also made a cool Mother Earth costume and stand up cardboard house to remind everyone that the earth is fragile and fracking goes against everything we know to be right. (more…)

David Cobb talks “Move to Amend”

May 10th, 2012 | Posted by Occupy The Roads in David Cobb | Fort Collins | Occupy Camps - (Comments Off on David Cobb talks “Move to Amend”)

Headed to …Fort Collins Mennonite Fellowship – 300 E Oak Fort Collins, CO

to Hear: David Cobb, a fiery speaker, and former Green Party presidential candidate give his talk about the American Creation Myth. A question and answer period followed. This presentation is part history lesson and part heart-felt call-to-action. (more…)

We were fortunate enough to be invited to Melanie Schure’s graduation. A special treat given we lent our Guy Fawkes mask to her for a little fun during the ceremony. Throwing caution to the wind Mel let her inner Anonymous take flight and we have the pictures to prove it. Way to go Mel and congrats from us on the “V” for making another monumental moment in Fort Collins!  We wish you all the best in your future endeavors! (more…)

Fort Collins decided it wants to move the Football stadium to the University area.  But, they have a beautiful stadium now set in a gorgeous setting in the side of the foothills with an incredible amount of land they could “occupy” to expand if they wanted to.  But, they’ve decided to spend millions moving the stadium to the Colorado State University where they will totally destroy and eliminate a very functional garden space where the community has been doing great things. (more…)

May 3,

The “V” is full of passers by and we’re having an great conversation and education session. They now LOVE Occupy & understand about Bradley! The best visits are absolutely the spontaneous ones.

Today we met Steve & Rebecca and had some beautiful artwork donated and put on the “V” :-).   Then we visited with Arnet and his two sons who shared beautiful stories and then gave us some speakers for the “V” so we can blast some tunes on our next parade/march. (more…)

What a scream today as we sat outside the Coloradoan News Paper. We thought that when we parked in their empty parking lot, they might come out to ask what the 31 ft of billboard and wiki is all about. But, natta! In fact when we went in after 1/2 an hour and told them of our mission they politely said “If anything happens tomorrow (May 1 General Strike) we may cover that. So we sat outside and when a nice lady came along who was curious about us we interviewed her only to find an amazing story. That will go up later. (more…)