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Don’t let up in Thompson Divide fight

Dear Editor:

Last week’s Thompson Divide meeting at Carbondale Town Hall was an incredible statement of our unified voice to protect the Divide from drilling. One couldn’t help but leave that meeting feeling they are part of an incredible community stretching valleywide that is dedicated to fighting this issue.

With that said, we have a tremendous amount of work to do, starting immediately. Attending the meeting was not enough.

Now that we know we’re all in it together, we must all act together to make our voices heard (and hopefully listened to) by the federal decision-makers. I urge each and every one of you to begin writing letters to these folks once a week. You can use the online tool that the Thompson Divide Coalition has created on its website to send your letters, and you can also personalize them there, too.

We only have a couple of months (if that), so we must begin to write these letters today. And then continue to write them again each week. You can find the letter-writing tool at

Sarah Johnson


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