- Attend Tuesday May 28 Council Meeting to Support Moratorium 2019-05-27 - At the Tuesday, May 28 Council Meeting, there will be a public hearing and Council vote for the second reading of Ordinance No. 2091, “a moratorium on processing new and pending applications for use by special reviews or operator agreements for oil and gas developments to allow Broomfield to amend its oil and gas regulations to account for new regulatory authority granted to local governments by SB 19-181.” Please consider attending this meeting to register your support or you can write to Council here firstname.lastname@example.org. The moratorium ordinance is Item 11a on the Council agenda here. Citizens should plan on...
- Consider Attending Special Council Meeting for Moratorium and Spacing Application Near Anthem 2019-05-10 - Broomfield City Council will hold a special meeting at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14 to consider an ordinance “for a moratorium on processing new and pending applications for use by special reviews or operator agreements for oil and gas developments to allow Broomfield to amend its oil and gas regulations to account for new regulatory authority granted to local governments by SB 19-181.” SB19-181 Protect Public Welfare Oil and Gas Operations gave local governments greater power to protect public health and safety by regulating oil and gas industry operations in their jurisdictions. Please consider attending this meeting to register...
- Letter to Governor Polis: Sign SB181 into Law 2019-04-06 - Now that the State legislature passed SB 19-181 Protect Public Welfare Oil and Gas Operations on April 3, it is on Governor Polis’s desk awaiting his signature. If you would like to encourage him to sign this bill, you can sign on to a letter sponsored by the League of Oil and Gas Impacted Coloradans at this link http://www.coloradologic.org/letter-to-gov-polis-sign-sb181-into-law/ You can read the bill here https://leg.colorado.gov/bills/sb19-181 Note: Broomfield Concerned is a neighborhood group under the umbrella of LOGIC.
- Bring Your Questions About the Risk Assessment to the Community Meeting on Friday at 5 p.m. 2019-03-20 - Do you want to ask DNV GL why they used data from New Mexico to do a Broomfield Extraction project risk assessment? Are you puzzled by CCOB Manager Ozaki’s announcement at Tuesday’s Council Meeting that he has already approved the risk assessment? Why does the City call it a “risk assessment” instead of a HAZID (Hazard Identification)? Are you concerned that there is no analysis of cumulative impacts of risks? If you are leaving for spring break, you can email Council at email@example.com but you can have your questions answered in person at: What: Community Meeting on Risk Assessment for...
- WOGc Requests Your Support on Tuesday, March 12 as Broomfield Issues Dominate at the COGCC 2019-03-09 - Broomfield oil and gas issues will be the focus of the ENTIRE day at the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) on Tuesday, March 12, including the unprecedented forced pooling protest hearing by the Wildgrass Oil and Gas Committee (WOGc). The COGCC even moved the hearings to a larger venue in anticipation of a big crowd. Can you attend at least part of the day on March 12 to show the COGCC how concerned Broomfield residents are about oil and gas development in our residential neighborhoods? Here are the details for attending the COGCC hearings: Where: Ralph L. Carr Colorado...
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- Host a Small Wine or Coffee Gathering
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- Attend Broomfield City Council Meetings
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- 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.