“Plans to drill under lake abruptly dropped” The Denver Post

By John Aguilar, The Denver Post 11/9/18 Front page of print edition Area residents concerned about their drinking water supply and open space are certainly relieved that Highlands Natural Resources Corp. withdrew its application to drill 14 wells under Standley Lake and 14 more under Westminster Hills Off-Lease Dog Park. However, the operator still plans to go forward with…

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Residents File Oil and Gas Complaint for Hydrogen Sulfide Release on Nov. 6

On the morning of November 6 at about 8:30 am, residents in Anthem Highlands reported to the City a strong sulphur-like smell near Thunder Vista School and the surrounding area.  According to a resident, the City’s response to her call was that it was likely from Extraction pipeline work that was beginning in the area. Some residents also filed…

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Newly Filed O & G Permits Including Broomfield Near Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge To Be Discussed November 13

The City of Broomfield announced today that new oil and gas development permits have been filed with the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) that include a small portion of Broomfield off of Indiana Street, in the area near the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge.  Highland Natural Resources Corporation has filed five drilling and spacing unit applications and…

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Erie Reverses Decision: Passes Operator Agreement with 30 Wells on Acme Pad at Overflow Sunday Meeting

After the Erie Board of Trustees voted 3-4 to reject an Operator Agreement between Crestone and Erie on October 30, the Erie Board of Trustees passed a slightly modified version in Resolution 18-400 with a 4-2 vote at a 4 ½ hour Sunday afternoon session.  The Sunday vote was: Yes – Mayor Jennifer Carroll, Mayor Pro Tem Geoff Deakin,…

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Sign Petition, Write, Attend or Speak at Sunday, Nov. 4 Erie Meeting to Object to Acme Pad with 30 Wells

Residents of Broomfield and Erie, you need to speak loudly again if you are concerned about the proposed 30 well development at the Acme Pad!  It would greatly impact Anthem Ranch, Anthem Highlands, and Erie residents who live near the corner of Highway 7 and Bonanza Drive.  The Erie Board of Trustees has called a special Sunday, Nov 4…

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Extraction Pipeline Installation Near the Livingston Pad Beginning November 5

Extraction will begin work on pipeline installation for the permitted Livingston Pad on November 5, according to a news release by the City.  At the October 23 Council Meeting during the Manager’s Report Oil and Gas Update, Tami Yellico had stated that the City Engineering Department was close to finalizing its review of the permits for this work. The…

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Erie Rejects Crestone Amended Operator Agreement with 30 Wells on Acme Pad

In a remarkable vote following extensive public comment and an Executive Session, the Erie Board of Trustees voted to reject the Amended and Restated Operator Agreement between Erie and Crestone.  This agreement would have increased the number of wells on the Acme Pad at the corner of Highway 7 and Bonanza Drive from 16 to 30 wells, greatly impacting…

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“Adams County approves moratorium on new drilling permits through end of November” Denver 7

By Blair Miller, Denver 7 10/30/18 “The Adams County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday voted 4-1 to temporarily halt any new permits for oil and gas drilling until the end of November to see what voters decide on a ballot proposal that would create new setback rules for new wells.”   “The moratorium on oil and gas permit applications…

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Sign Petition, Write, Attend or Speak at Tuesday Erie Meeting to Object to Acme Pad with 30 Wells

This may be your only opportunity to have your voice heard regarding a new 30 well development by Crestone in Erie.  It will greatly impact Anthem Ranch and Anthem Highlands residents, along with Erie residents, who live near the corner of Highway 7 and Bonanza Drive.  Erie Board of Trustees plans to vote on Tuesday evening on a proposed…

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Write Erie to Object to Crestone Acme Pad with 30 Wells

Broomfield and other citizens who have concerns about Erie’s proposed operator agreement with Crestone, including increasing the number of wells on the Acme Pad to 30 wells and not requiring all appropriate best management practices, are encouraged to send comments to erieoilandgas@erieco.gov before Tuesday’s meeting of the Erie Board of Trustees. Anthem Ranch and Anthem Highlands residents, along with…

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