- Join Others to Express Your Concerns at the June 11 COGCC Meeting 2018-06-02 - Sign Up to Speak June 6 – 9 or Just Plan to Attend June 11 Have you thought about joining others to express your concerns about residential oil and gas developments in Broomfield and elsewhere? On June 11 in Greeley, the State Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Committee (COGCC) Meeting will take place in Greeley, CO. If you can get the morning off of work, find a sitter for the vacationing children, or manage to set aside your many other responsibilities, it would be wonderful if you could make your voice heard or support others speaking at this crucial time....
- Sign the Petition: COGCC: Do Not Allow XOG’s 84 Well Project to Move Forward 2018-05-31 - Join us in making a statement to the COGCC! We invite you to read and sign the petition “COGCC: Do Not Allow XOG’s 84 Well Project to Move Forward.” Please sign by June 8, and we will deliver the petition to the COGCC at the June 11 COGCC hearing. Can you also take time to send an email today? Write your own email to COGCC Director Julie Murphy at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can use points from the petition if you would like. The COGCC has told the City that the Livingston Pad permits will likely be sent from the...
- Bring Your Concerns About Oil and Gas Regulations to the May 8 Council Meeting 2018-05-04 - It’s a lot to ask busy Broomfield residents to once again set aside Tuesday night responsibilities and activities, but after two years of oil and gas proposals Broomfield residents know how essential it is to make their concerns known. Please attend the Tuesday, May 8 City Council meeting for the first reading and vote on the City’s oil and gas regulations to be added to the Municipal Code. The regulations are item 11d on the Agenda. We are unable to provide a precise time for item 11d but assume it will be between 8:30 pm and 9:30 pm. The location...
- Protect Health and Safety by Submitting Comments to the City on Extraction’s Revised Comprehensive Drilling Plan by May 4 2018-04-29 - If you are concerned about health and safety issues surrounding the 84 well Extraction development in Broomfield, the City needs to hear from you by May 4. On April 17, the City received the third version of Extraction’s Comprehensive Drilling Plan (CDP), a document requiring approval of the City Staff according to Extraction’s October 24 Operator Agreement with the City. The City’s April 24 Oil and Gas Update stated that the Staff is in the process of reviewing the document in order to respond to Extraction. Director of Strategic Initiatives Tami Yellico has encouraged residents to email their comments to...
- Sign a Petition and Attend Council on April 24: Ask the City to Put Health and Safety First in the Critical Oil and Gas Regulations and CDP 2018-04-21 - Are you one of many Broomfield residents who still have health and safety concerns about the City’s proposed oil and gas regulations and Extraction’s Comprehensive Drilling Plan (CDP) for their 84 well development? Here are two ways to take action by Tuesday, April 24: 1) Sign a petition by Tuesday at 4 p.m. It is sponsored by Broomfield 301 Health and Safety First to “request that the City of Broomfield uphold Charter Amendment 301 to ensure oil and gas development that does not adversely impact the health, safety, and welfare of Broomfield’s residents.” There are requested actions steps to be...
“What can I do?” you ask? Simple. There are many ways to make a difference. From the simple act of writing a letter or an email, to showing up at an event, to hosting a small group at your home.
Here are 5 Things You Can Always Do
- Be Informed and Inform Others
Learn about proposed projects and the potential impacts on Broomfield’s neighborhoods, schools and drinking water. Share what you learn with your neighbors.
- Sign up for Updates, News and Action Alerts Today
Use our signup form in the right of this page to sign up.
- Host a Small Wine or Coffee Gathering
Invite in a few of your friends or neighbors to a wine or coffee gathering and we will provide a speaker to tell them about current and future oil and gas development in Broomfield.
- Attend Broomfield City Council Meetings
Your attendance when oil and gas issues are discussed energizes the Council to keep fighting for us. When available, agendas are posted at: http://broomfield.granicus.com/ViewPublisher.php?view_id=6
- Call and Write Our Elected Officials and the State Regulatory Agencies
By calling, writing a letter or email you help raise the voice of concerned citizens. Consider sending a short email, a postcard or a letter to any of the following, letting them know you have concerns and asking for a response. Download a contact list for Broomfield here. Download a contact list for state elected officials, state regulatory agencies, and federal elected officials for Colorado here.