- 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...
- Protest 30 Wells on Acme Pad: Attend or Write Council Before Nov. 27 and Submit COGCC Comments by Dec. 5 & 30 2018-11-23 - What can you do to express your concerns about the fast-moving 30 well development of the Acme Pad? Please consider taking the action steps listed below on this pad which would greatly impact Anthem Ranch, Anthem Highlands, and Erie residents who live near its location at the corner of Highway 7 and Bonanza Drive. It was approved by Erie on Nov. 4 in their Operator Agreement with Crestone. You can find previous concerns expressed by residents listed at the end of this blog. You can read the details of the plans in the new Amended and Restated Operator Agreement between...
- 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...
“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.