Broadlands Meeting for Those in Receipt of Letter from Extraction

IMPORTANT Please Attend This Coming Saturday! Informational Meeting For Residents/Mineral Rights Holders in Receipt of Lease Letter from Extraction Oil and Gas Please join other residents who are in receipt of the lease letter from Extraction Oil and Gas. Before Deciding Whether to Sign, Please Come Learn: • What the letter means • What you can do in the…

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Broomfield Health and Safety First (301) Presentation at Feb. 6 Council Study Session

At the Feb. 6 Council Study Session in the Council Conference Room, Broomfield Health and Safety First (Ballot Measure 301) will give a presentation as item 7 on the agenda.  The Study Session begins at 6 p.m., but the agenda states that: – The anticipated start time for the presentation is 8 p.m. – The presentation will be streamed…

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“Colorado Supreme Court agrees to hear appeal in Martinez oil and gas lawsuit” The Boulder Daily Camera

By Amelia Arvesen, The Boulder Daily Camera 1/29/18   According to the Boulder Daily Camera, “The Colorado Supreme Court this morning announced it will hear oil and gas regulators’ appeal of a lawsuit headed up by a Boulder teen that seeks to require the state to prioritize public health and environment when issuing drilling permits.   Monday’s announcement that…

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Action Alert Regarding the Broomfield DP

Please sign the following petition to ask the City not to allow our health and safety to be steamrolled by Extraction and the State (COGCC)!  Many Broomfield residents are very concerned that Extraction has submitted its Form 2 and Form 2A drilling permits to the COGCC and that the COGCC has deemed them complete for further processing.  The permits…

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Extraction Drilling Plans Deemed Complete By the COGCC; Public Comment Period Begins

According to an announcement on the City website, Extraction’s Form 2 and 2A permits for the Livingston and Interchange B Pads were deemed complete by the State (COGCC) on January 25, after just being submitted on January 16 and despite the objections of the City to Extraction’s Comprehensive Drilling Plan.  Citizens and local governments are now able to comment on…

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News Update: Extraction Responds with Objections to City’s Comments on Comprehensive Drilling Plan

In a January 23 letter to the City, Extraction Oil and Gas responded with objections to the City’s January 22 comments on the Extraction Comprehensive Drilling Plan (CDP) required by the Operator Agreement.  In this letter, Extraction stated: – On January 16, Extraction submitted their Form 2 and 2A (drilling) permits for the Interchange B and Livingston Pads to…

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City Rejects Extraction’s Comprehensive Drilling Plan and Concludes Extraction Should Not Submit Permits

In a 1/22 letter to Extraction, the City rejected Extraction’s Comprehensive Drilling Plan that Extraction was required to submit in compliance with its Oct. 24 Operator Agreement with the City for Extraction’s proposed 84 well development.  The City also concluded that Extraction should be prohibited from submitting its Form 2 and 2A (drilling) permits to the State (COGCC), until…

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Update on State (COGCC) Permitting for Oil and Gas Development in Broomfield

We are continuing to monitor the oil and gas permitting process at the State (COGCC) in order to ensure that Broomfield residents have the opportunity to express their concerns there.  Upcoming items related to the COGCC include: – Extraction’s Form 2 and 2A permits for wells sited in Broomfield – the January 29 COGCC hearings – new procedures to…

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Staff and Citizens Agree that Extraction’s Comprehensive Drilling Plan Has Many Deficiencies; Council Will Hold Executive Session on 301

Who could have predicted that the least contentious item during the Jan. 9 City Council meeting would be Item 13b “Update on Oil and Gas Issues?”  After hearing about a dozen critical citizen comments regarding Extraction’s Comprehensive Drilling Plan (CDP) submitted on December 15, Broomfield Special Counsel Tami Yellico stated that the Staff had already noted many of the…

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