“Commerce City Mulls Fracking Projects as Drillers Knock on Denver’s Doorstep” – Westword

By Chase Woodruff  2/5/19  Westword “On Monday, February 4, residents of several neighborhoods in north Commerce City pleaded with their city council not to move ahead with a proposal by Denver-based Extraction Oil & Gas, which would drill up to 160 wells from six pads within or just outside the city limits (the company did not return our request…

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Invitation from LOGIC to Broomfield/Boulder Legislative Advocacy Day Fri, Feb. 15

The League of Oil and Gas Impacted Coloradans (LOGIC) would like to invite residents of Broomfield and Boulder to a Legislative Advocacy Day at the Capitol on Friday, 2/15/19 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Please see the details in their flyer below and RSVP to info@coloradologic.org    Note:  Broomfield Concerned is one of several neighborhood groups under the umbrella…

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WOGc Forced Pooling Lawsuit Hearing for Temporary Restraining Order on Friday, Feb. 8 at 1 p.m.: Please Attend to Show Your Support

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…

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Crestone Submits Updates for Goltl Pads Under Protest

The City reported on January 28 that it had received documents from Crestone Peak Resources in response to Broomfield’s April 24 comments on Crestone’s application for Use by Special Review (USR) for the Goltl Pads.  (See map below).  Crestone’s USR was first received by the City on February 23, 2018 and can be viewed here. Crestone’s recently submitted documents…

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Baseline Noise Studies Already Above Limits for Livingston, United and Northwest Pads

The City announced on January 29 that baseline noise levels were received from Extraction for the Livingston, Northwest A and B, and United Pads.  Residents can review them at the links below, while the City stated it is reviewing them and will report later. According to the Comprehensive Drilling Plan, Extraction was required to conduct baseline noise studies prior…

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Letter to COGCC Director Robbins About Staff Comments at the COGCC Meeting from the Wildgrass Oil and Gas Committee

Lizzie Lario and Jean Lim of the Wildgrass Oil and Gas Committee (WOGc) shared the letter that they sent to COGCC Director Jeff Robbins regarding Staff comments about citizen protests made at the January 28 COGCC hearing. You can read further about WOGc challenges to the Extraction project in Broomfield and their lawsuit against the constitutionality of forced pooling…

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“Colo. High Court Rejects Climate Activists’ Redo Bid” – Law360

By Sophia Morris, Law360 1/28/19 “The Colorado Supreme Court said Monday it would not vacate a determination that the agency that issues oil and gas permits could not be forced to take environmental impacts into account, rejecting youth climate activists’ claims the justices improperly relied on an opinion from an appellate judge who is racially biased and ethically compromised.” “In a…

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