Drilling plan near Thompson Divide roils locals
Written byJOHN COLSON, Glenwood Springs Post Independent
SG Interests of Houston last week filed its first, formal application for a permit to drill (APD) a single gas well in the Thompson Divide area.
The lease and proposed well site is located above Four Mile Park on Beaver Creek, due south of Williams Peak and about a mile and a half southwest of Sunlight Mountain Resort. The site is just north of the Garfield-Pitkin county line.
Four Mile Park is used by ranchers to graze livestock and by recreationalists for the hiking, biking and skiing, according to the Carbondale-based Thompson Divide Coalition (TDC), which is leading the fight to prevent gas drilling in the area.VIEW ORIGINAL ARTICLE