- Submit Your Comments on Extraction’s Comprehensive Drilling Plan for the Livingston and Interchange B Pads by Jan. 31 2017-12-16 - Broomfield residents have shown that they have the dedication and knowledge to provide meaningful contributions to the discussions on oil and gas development in Broomfield. In recognition of that tremendous effort, you are invited to once again share your concerns with the City. On December 15, Extraction Oil and Gas submitted its Comprehensive Drilling Plan (CDP) and Form 2 and Form 2A permits for the Livingston and Interchange B Pads to the City of Broomfield. The operator was required to submit these to the City thirty (30) days in advance of filing the permits with the State. This requirement was...
- Attend City Council Study Session on Oil and Gas Tues, Dec. 19 2017-12-14 - CITY COUNCIL STUDY SESSION ON OIL AND GAS Tues, Dec. 19 Council Study Session Begins at 6 p.m. (with start time for Oil and Gas Study Session segment later, following Concept Reviews) City Council Chambers, 1 DesCombes Drive The City has scheduled an Oil and Gas Study Session as part of the Council Study Session on Tuesday, December 19, at 6:00 PM at 1 DesCombes Drive, to discuss progress and priorities in implementing the Comprehensive Plan Oil and Gas update, participation in state rule-making efforts, Ballot Question 301, and the latest regarding Extraction Oil and Gas’ proposed activities. We hope...
- Please Attend the State (COGCC) Hearings on Monday, December 11 2017-12-02 - Way to go, Broomfield! Yes, Broomfield, be proud that things may be moving in a positive direction after the Nov. 7 local elections! And thank you for your tremendous turnout at the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) hearings on Oct. 30 and 31 to express your concerns related to the Extraction Spacing Unit Applications. However, we still need to be persistent in encouraging the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) to make major regulatory and administrative changes related to oversight of residential drilling to protect our health and safety. So please again consider making citizen comments at...
- Please Attend the State (COGCC) Hearings on Monday, October 30 2017-10-26 - “What’s next?” That has been a frequently heard question from concerned Broomfield residents since October 24. That is when the Broomfield City Council passed Resolution No 2017-186 with a 6-4 vote in favor of the Amended and Restated Oil and Gas Operator Agreement (Amended Agreement) with Extraction Oil and Gas. The Extraction Spacing Unit Applications are on the docket at the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservations Commission (COGCC) Hearings on Monday, October 30, at 1:45 p.m. WHY SHOULD YOU COME? Although we realize it represents a big effort to attend, these are the reasons that we are asking you...
- Concerned Citizen Petition 2017-10-24 - Laurie Anderson, a concerned Broomfield citizen, created a petition asking local citizens to pressure the Broomfield City Council. She argues that the work of the Comprehensive Planning committee is not done, and that approving the Extraction MOU at tonight’s City Council meeting would be “a violation of citizen trust that must be rectified by seeing this Comprehensive Plan process through to the end.” Click here to sign the Petition Here is the content of the letter she posted on the Action Network: To: Mayor Ahrens and Broomfield City Councilmembers From: [Your Name] We request that the City Council reject the Amended...
“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.
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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.