- Council Strongly Opposes Drilling At Rocky Flats; Some Well Permits and Spacing Unit Applications Remain 2018-11-14 - At the Nov. 13 Council Meeting, Broomfield Director of Special Initiatives Tami Yellico announced that Highlands Natural Resources Corporation (Highlands) had withdrawn its well permits (Form 2A and 2s) from the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) for the pad proposed at the NW corner of State Highway 128 and Indiana Street in Superior. However, according to Ms. Yellico and the COGCC website, the spacing unit for that area has not been withdrawn and two other spacing unit applications from Highlands remain active. This is inconsistent with a statement in The Daily Camera that “Town Manager Matt Magley said...
- Sign Petition, Write, or Attend: Request Adams 12 School Board Not Sign the Mineral Lease – Protect Health and Safety 2018-11-11 - Concerned parents of Adams 12 Five Star School District invite you to sign a petition to the Adams 12 School Board to ask them to consider whether or not it is in the best interest of the school children’s health and safety for the District to sign a lease offer for their minerals with Extraction Oil and Gas at Coyote Ridge Elementary School. Anyone who is a concerned parent of an Adams 12 student or a taxpayer who supports Adams 12 Schools is invited to sign here https://www.thepetitionsite.com/293/407/692/request-adams-12-school-board-to-not-sign-the-mineral-lease-protect-health-and-safety/?taf_id=60157378&cid=fb_na#bbfb=368842498 Adams 12 Board will discuss the lease offer at their meeting on Wednesday,...
- Write or Attend Tuesday Council Meeting to Encourage Protest of Drilling Under Rocky Flats and Express Other Recent Concerns 2018-11-10 - Are you concerned that a UK registered oil and gas operator has filed applications to drill under adjoining Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge, the former nuclear weapons production facility? Please consider writing Council or attending the Nov. 13 Meeting at 6 p.m. in order to encourage the City to protest these applications at the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC). You may also want to include concerns about: – the Broomfield Public Health Emergency Operations Plan in Item 9b (see below) – the release of hydrogen sulfide complaint that Anthem Highlands residents filed on Nov. 6 through the City’s...
- Sign Petition, Write, Attend or Speak at Sunday, Nov. 4 Erie Meeting to Object to Acme Pad with 30 Wells 2018-11-03 - Residents of Broomfield and Erie, you need to speak loudly again if you are concerned about the proposed 30 well development at the Acme Pad! It would greatly impact Anthem Ranch, Anthem Highlands, and Erie residents who live near the corner of Highway 7 and Bonanza Drive. The Erie Board of Trustees has called a special Sunday, Nov 4 meeting at 2 pm to revote on a new Operator Agreement that has only minor revisions and does not require all appropriate best management practices. The first version of the Amended and Restated Operator Agreement between Crestone and Erie was rejected...
- Sign Petition, Write, Attend or Speak at Tuesday Erie Meeting to Object to Acme Pad with 30 Wells 2018-10-29 - This may be your only opportunity to have your voice heard regarding a new 30 well development by Crestone in Erie. It will greatly impact Anthem Ranch and Anthem Highlands residents, along with Erie residents, who live near the corner of Highway 7 and Bonanza Drive. Erie Board of Trustees plans to vote on Tuesday evening on a proposed operator agreement with Crestone which increases the number of wells on the Acme Pad from 16 to 30 wells and does not require all appropriate best management practices. You can read the details of the plans in the new Amended and...
“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
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- 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.