GREAT NEWS! Broomfield will have a Local Meeting on the Extraction Spacing Unit Applications

GREAT NEWS! Broomfield will have a Local Meeting on the Extraction Spacing Unit Applications! Thank you for signing our BCCN petition that we submitted to the COGCC and thanks to City Special Counsel Tami Yellico for going to the COGCC Hearing in Durango today to support the request of the City. “The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC)…

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Critical Decisions Regarding Oil and Gas Chapter Loom- Please Write Council and Attend on Aug 29

    Critical decisions regarding the Oil and Gas Chapter loom at the August 29 City Council Study Session and your help is needed to ensure the health and safety of Broomfield residents!       Please write to City Council using the email addresses here in order to: request that City Council have their oil and gas counsel present…

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Extraction Memo Objects to Oil and Gas Update Committee Draft Recommendations: What About Evidence of Previous COGCC Uncertainty with Setbacks?

In an 8/3 memo to the Oil and Gas Update Committee and City officials regarding the Oil and Gas Update Committee Draft Recommendations, Chandler Newhall of Extraction Oil and Gas detailed “a number of concerns as to the technical and economic feasibility, and legality of the recommendations as currently written.”  He referred to the “in‐depth technical knowledge” at the…

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Proposed Charter Amendment to Include Health and Safety on Oil and Gas Has Sufficient Signatures for November Ballot

On 8/14, Broomfield County Clerk Jim Candelarie informed Broomfield Health and Safety First that they had submitted sufficient signatures to move forward with their proposed charter amendment.  The initiative needed 2,435 signatures to be approved for the November ballot and the Broomfield County Clerk accepted 2,847 of the signatures submitted for the initiative. The Broomfield Health and Safety First…

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City Council Unanimous in Support of Protesting Spacing Unit Applications

UPDATE 8/22:  City Attorney Tuthill confirmed at the 8/22 Study Session that he has been working with Special Counsel Phil Barber to file the City’s protests of Extraction’s spacing unit applications before the 8/28 COGCC deadline. At the 8/8 City Council Study Session, City Council members were unanimous in their support of protesting the Crestone and Extraction spacing unit…

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Spacing Applications Reach into Broadlands and McKay Landing, Anthem Highlands “Doughnut Hole”

On 7/13, Extraction filed 6 spacing applications with the COGCC which are currently scheduled to be heard on 9/11 & 9/12 in Durango.  In addition to the timing of the filing, another surprise was that the “South” spacing applications reach further south in Broomfield than expected. As you can see on the overview and detail maps below, Extraction’s “South” spacing…

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