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Director of Special Initiatives Tami Yellico announced that Highlands Natural Resources Corporation (Highlands) had withdrawn its well permits (Form 2A and 2s) from the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) for the pad proposed at the NW corner of State Highway 128 and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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Write or Attend Tuesday Council Meeting to Encourage Protest of Drilling Under Rocky Flats and Express Other Recent Concerns

Are you concerned that a UK registered oil and gas operator has filed applications to drill under adjoining Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge, the former nuclear weapons production facility?  Please consider writing Council or attending the Nov. 13 Meeting at 6 p.m. in order to encourage the City to protest these applications at the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation…

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“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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