Protest 30 Wells on Acme Pad: Attend or Write Council Before Nov. 27 and Submit COGCC Comments by Dec. 5 & 30

What can you do to express your concerns about the fast-moving 30 well development of the Acme Pad?  Please consider taking the action steps listed below on this pad which would greatly impact Anthem Ranch, Anthem Highlands, and Erie residents who live near its location at the corner of Highway 7 and Bonanza Drive.  It was approved by Erie…

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Extraction Oil and Gas Attempting to Acquire Mineral Leases in Boulder Heatherwood Neighborhood

Residents of the Heatherwood Subdivision in Boulder County contacted Broomfield Concerned on Monday to help them decipher the mysterious lease offers that they had received from Extraction Oil and Gas on Friday, Nov. 16.  They are now in contact with Boulder County, according to a report in The Daily Camera which also had an excerpt in The Denver Post….

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Commerce City Residents Faced with 144 Extraction Oil and Gas Wells Near E470 Request Other Communities Attend Monday Meeting

There is a meeting tomorrow (11/19) in Commerce City regarding additional oil and gas development along E470. Extraction Oil & Gas has applications in the COGCC pipeline that tally 144 wells from 9 sites neighboring Commerce City neighborhoods near E470. Extraction also proposes drilling to Rocky Mountain Arsenal Wildlife Refuge, the sarin gas Superfund Site. (The city has a…

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Residents Rights and Wild Earth Guardians Response to City and County of Broomfield and Extraction Oil and Gas Motions to Dismiss

Residents Rights and Wild Earth Guardians released a statement on Friday afternoon, November 16 in response to motions to dismiss filed by both the City and County of Broomfield (CCOB) and Extraction Oil and Gas.  CCOB has not released any statement about filing the motion to dismiss.  The motions to dismiss are part of public court records and are…

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Statement from Highlands Resource Corporation on Withdrawal of Rocky Flats Permits

Announcement on the City of Broomfield Oil and Gas Webpage “Statement from Highlands Resource Corporation” “The following statement was just issued by Highlands Resource Corporation: After listening to community concerns and considering all of the factors relating to its proposed development of 5,200 acres of leasehold in Jefferson County, Highlands Natural Resources has determined that the best course of…

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“Oil and gas company drops all plans to drill beneath Rocky Flats following intense backlash” The Denver Post

By John Aguilar, The Denver Post 11/15/18   “A company with plans to drill for oil and gas underneath the long-shuttered Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant, which prompted a loud outcry from Superior residents worried about the potential disturbance of buried plutonium, said Thursday it will drop all efforts to develop minerals on the edge of the 6,200-acre site…

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Adams 12 School Board Postpones Decision on Oil and Gas Lease Offers To Deliberate Further

The Adams 12 School Board came out of Executive Session at its November 14 Meeting and immediately moved to not go forward with the previously recommended motion to accept an oil and gas lease offer for the minerals under Coyote Ridge and Prairie Hills Elementary Schools. Instead, the Board unanimously passed a motion to listen to public comments but…

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Council Strongly Opposes Drilling At Rocky Flats; Some Well Permits and Spacing Unit Applications Remain

At the Nov. 13 Council Meeting, Broomfield Director of Special Initiatives Tami Yellico announced that Highlands Natural Resources Corporation (Highlands) had withdrawn its well permits (Form 2A and 2s) from the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) for the pad proposed at the NW corner of State Highway 128 and Indiana Street in Superior.  However, according to Ms….

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Sign Petition, Write, or Attend: Request Adams 12 School Board Not Sign the Mineral Lease – Protect Health and Safety

Concerned parents of Adams 12 Five Star School District invite you to sign a petition to the Adams 12 School Board to ask them to consider whether or not it is in the best interest of the school children’s health and safety for the District to sign a lease offer for their minerals with Extraction Oil and Gas at Coyote…

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