- Please Submit Comments for Four Interchange and Northwest Wells by Feb. 27 2019-02-17- Thank you for submitting your concerns over the past six months to the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) regarding 79 wells of the 84 well Broomfield Extraction project. We need your help again to submit your comments on drilling permits for four wells by Feb. 27. On January 28, the COGCC posted four Extraction Form 2 applications on their website which included two for the Interchange A Pad and two for the Northwest B Pad. These four wells were included in the original count of the total number of wells approved by the COGCC Form 2A “location assessment...
- Please Contact the State About Work Beginning on the Livingston Pad on February 12 2019-02-10- Are you concerned that Extraction is beginning Livingston Pad construction work on February 12, the same day that there is a U.S. District Court of Colorado hearing to continue the motion for a temporary restraining order by the Wildgrass Oil and Gas Committee (WOGc)? Are you concerned that the State is prioritizing oil and gas industry profits over property rights? Please consider writing/phoning state and local officials to express your concerns, using the contact information below. According to a February 9 announcement on the Broomfield Oil and Gas webpage, Extraction will begin Livingston Pad construction and access drive work on...
- WOGc Forced Pooling Lawsuit Hearing for Temporary Restraining Order on Friday, Feb. 8 at 1 p.m.: Please Attend to Show Your Support 2019-02-04- On Friday, February 8, there will be a hearing on the motion for a temporary restraining order on pooling nonconsenting mineral owners in the Wildgrass Oil and Gas Committee (WOGc) lawsuit against the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) to challenge the constitutionality of the forced pooling provision of the Colorado Oil and Gas Act. The temporary restraining order asks that the COGCC refrain from pooling any non-consenting owners minerals until the constitutionality of the Act is resolved. Please consider attending to show your support of this lawsuit that was filed on January 23. When: Friday, February 8 at 1...
- 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...
“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.