- 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...
- Please Write: No Explosion Root Cause Means No Drilling Permits or CDP Approval 2018-03-24 - Are you concerned that the root cause of the Dec. 22 Extraction Stromberger well explosion is not known, yet the COGCC is not going to require further reporting by Extraction and is continuing to review Extraction’s drilling permits? If so, take two actions… 1) Write the City and ask them to insist on information on the root cause of the Extraction Stromberger well explosion so the issue can be avoided in the future on the Extraction Broomfield pads. Also, ask the City not to approve Extraction’s Comprehensive Drilling Plan (CDP) until the Extraction Stromberger well explosion root cause is addressed...
- Please Submit Safety Concerns to State COGCC on Drilling Permits By April 1 2018-03-09 - Broomfield, thank you for coming through in submitting your concerns to the State (COGCC) for the Livingston and Interchange Pads, and for the first batch of 18 drilling permits (officially known as applications for permit to drill or APDs). Each of the 84 wells that Extraction plans to drill in Broomfield will require a drilling permit. There is now a second set of drilling permits available for comment, and we are asking you to submit your safety concerns again before April 1! The new additions include 9 Interchange B Form 2 drilling permits, 13 Interchange A Form 2 drilling permits,...
“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
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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.