- Please Submit Comments for Interchange and Livingston Boundary Wells by Jan. 27 & Feb. 1 2019-01-08- Thank you for submitting your concerns over the past six months to the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) regarding 75 wells of the 84 well Broomfield Extraction project. We need your help again to submit your comments on drilling permits for four wells by Jan. 27 and Feb. 1 and we have provided the links below. On December 19, Extraction submitted four new Form 2s for boundary wells, two off of the Livingston Pad and two off of the Interchange Pads. Please see the purple lines representing these four wells on the map below. These four wells were...
- Your Support is Needed for 2019 Efforts To Challenge Large-Scale Hydraulic Fracturing in Residential Communities 2019-01-01- In 2019, many grassroots organizations will continue their vigorous challenges of large-scale hydraulic fracturing in Broomfield and other residential communities. Interested in helping, but not sure how? Please donate to one of the groups working on oil and gas issues that need your financial support. Some groups are involved in education, some are working on legislative change and others are pursing lawsuits. Please read the following short descriptions of some of these groups and decide where you would like to help. Your tax deductible support would be greatly appreciated. WOGc Health and Safety Lawsuit Plaintiff: Wildgrass Oil and Gas...
- Did You Receive a Code RED Test Alert? 2018-12-11- Did you receive a test notification from CodeRED this morning? Do you know that if there is an oil and gas emergency that the City will use CodeRED to notify you of that? Please continue reading to find out how to register for the alerts at this link https://public.coderedweb.com/CNE/en-US/655AC5D55998 The City of Broomfield did not publish any notification through its oil and gas news items that the Dec. 11 test alert was coming but they did put a general post on Nextdoor. The post stated that, “Starting at 9 a.m., the CodeRED emergency notification system will begin making test notifications on...
- Tell the COGCC to Put Kids First: Sign up or Comment on School Setbacks with the COGCC by December 7th 2018-12-02- We are sharing an Action Alert from the League of Oil and Gas Impacted Coloradans (LOGIC): “On December 17 and 18, the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission is set to hear a rulemaking on school setbacks. Help us tell the COGCC that it is time to put kids first. Take action and sign up to speak or comment by Friday, December 7th at 5:00 p.m. Last year, LOGIC filed a petition to the commission pushing the COGCC to require that oil and gas be setback at least 1,000 feet from the property line of schools and childcare facilities. The current rule states that...
- Protest 30 Wells on Acme Pad: Submit COGCC Comments by Dec. 5 & 30 2018-12-01- As a result of your efforts in contacting Broomfield City Council to ask them to request a COGCC hearing on the Acme Pad in Erie, the City is now moving forward with this request. Please continue to express your concerns about this fast-moving 30 well development by commenting on the COGCC permits before Dec. 5 & 30. This pad would greatly impact Anthem Ranch, Anthem Highlands, and Erie residents who live near its location at the corner of Highway 7 and Bonanza Drive. Parents of children who attend Prospect Ridge and Thunder Vista should also be concerned. It was approved...
“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.