- Attend Council on February 20 to Impact Critical Decisions on Oil and Gas 2018-02-15 - Please attend a special City Council meeting on Tuesday, February 20 so that Council votes in line with citizens’ concerns! What time should I be there, you reasonably ask, as you juggle multiple responsibilities? We are unable to provide a precise time but assume it will be between 8:30 pm and 9:30 pm. The location is the George Di Ciero City and County Building in Council Chambers. At the February 20 meeting, there will most likely be a vote to decide if the City will take action to stop the State COGCC from administratively approving Extraction’s Livingston Pad drilling permits...
- Flood the COGCC by Feb. 24 with Comments on Extraction Permit Applications for Livingston and Interchange Pads 2018-02-07 - Please help us flood the State COGCC by Feb. 24 with objections to any further permitting on the Livingston and Interchange Pads. As it stands right now, the Livingston Pad can be approved administratively, without a hearing, anytime after Feb. 24. Given the tremendous inadequacies, errors and gaps in Extraction’s Drilling Plan submitted to the City, we need to get the COGCC’s attention on all of our concerns. Any and all of your concerns are valid for submission in comments to the COGCC. Feel free to repeat any comments that you submitted to the City on the Drilling Plan earlier....
- Broadlands Second Meeting on Feb. 9 For Those Receiving Lease Letter From Extraction 2018-02-06 - Second Informational Meeting on Feb. 9 For Residents/Mineral Rights Holders in Receipt of Lease Letter from Extraction Oil and Gas. **This is a repeat of last Saturday’s meeting, no new information will be presented** Please join other residents who are in receipt of the lease letter from Extraction Oil and Gas. Before Deciding Whether to Sign, Please Come Learn: • What the letter means • What you can do in the 15-day period • What you can do to protect yourself from potential liabilities Subject matter experts will be on hand to present and answer your questions and explain the...
- 5 Things You Can Do Now That You Received A Lease Offer 2018-02-04 - If you received a certified letter, it means you have been served with a legal notification with significant legal ramifications. Do not throw away or ignore your letter! Whether you are for or against fracking, you need to know what to do to protect yourself. 1. Be Informed Seek legal advice. Attend Broadlands meetings (first one held Saturday, Feb. 3, next TBD). Talk to informed Wildgrass mineral owners, who have been on an uphill learning curve for 20 months. Read the following: “These Suburbanites May Have No Fracking Choice” By Catherine Traywick Bloomberg News 10/3/17 “Fractured: Forced Pooling Is...
- Broadlands Meeting for Those in Receipt of Letter from Extraction 2018-02-01 - IMPORTANT Please Attend This Coming Saturday! Informational Meeting For Residents/Mineral Rights Holders in Receipt of Lease Letter from Extraction Oil and Gas Please join other residents who are in receipt of the lease letter from Extraction Oil and Gas. Before Deciding Whether to Sign, Please Come Learn: • What the letter means • What you can do in the 15-day period • What you can do to protect yourself from potential liabilities Subject matter experts will be on hand to present and answer your questions and explain the potential legal ramifications and considerations. We strongly recommend you obtain legal advice...
“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
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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.