Meeting for Acme Pad on September 19 Open to All Broomfield Residents Who RSVP

On Thursday, September 19 at 6 pm at the Erie High School Cafeteria (on the west end of the school), Crestone is holding a meeting for all Broomfield residents with questions and concerns about the proposed 30 well Acme Pad just north of Anthem Ranch. If you did not receive an invitation, you can attend by emailing communityrelations@crestonepr.com to…

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Broomfield Sends Demand Letter to Extraction on Drilling Mud and Tier 4 Engines

In a September 5 letter to Extraction, the City and County of Broomfield (CCOB) demanded that Extraction not change its drilling mud from Neoflo 4633 as Extraction recently proposed on August 29.  Neoflo 4633 had replaced Gibson D822 at the end of July for drilling the Livingston Pad wells after many resident complaints were received from those living near…

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Adams 12 Five Star School Board Rejects Mineral Rights Lease Offers

Last night Adams 12 Five Star School Board of Education voted unanimously to reject Extraction’s mineral lease offer for its mineral rights under Meridian Elementary in Broomfield and from Great Western Oil and Gas for mineral rights under Century Middle School in Thornton. You can read the letter sent to Meridian families below. As the letter states, “the board…

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City Contacts COGCC and Makes Pledges As Extraction Considers Changing Drilling Mud

Despite numerous previous resident complaints and pressure from both the City and County of Broomfield (CCOB) and the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC), Extraction has informed CCOB that they are considering changing drilling mud in the next three weeks.  This could impact drilling on both the Livingston Pad and the Northwest A Pad, which would be going…

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Spudding Rig Arrives at Northwest Pad

The spudding rig has arrived at the Northwest A Pad. There will be 8 wells drilled on the Northwest A Pad. You can read the entire public notice posted by the City here. Since the City has recently indicated that they have no written statement from Extraction guaranteeing that Extraction will continue to use Neoflo drilling mud which emits…

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City Will Not Sell Water; Tier 4 Engines and New Drilling Mud Not Guaranteed

As leaders of Broomfield Health and Safety First (BHSF), Neil Allaire, Laurie Anderson, Jean Lim and Lois Vanderkooi presented a BHSF petition titled “City of Broomfield:  Do NOT Sell Our Water!” that over 600 residents signed.  Then, in a response to the BHSF request at the August 27 Council meeting for an update on the proposed water sale, City…

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Residents Report Rank Smell Near Interchange Pad and Throughout Nearby Housing

Late on August 21, residents living near the Interchange Pad are reporting rank petroleum smells in the area, causing them to close windows and stay inside. This is occurring just days after Broomfield announced the completions phase would begin at the Interchange B Pad, but there is no warning in the announcement that strong noxious odors would occur. The…

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Denial of Citizen Vote to Consider Expanding Review on Change of Use of Open Space

Council Votes 5-6 to Reconsider Ordinance 2095     The motion to reconsider Ordinance 2095 brought forward by Council Member Shaff failed at the August 20 Council Meeting, so citizens will not be able to vote on a charter amendment regarding Open Space usage on the Nov. 5 ballot.  The charter amendment proposed in Ordinance 2095 would have caused a…

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Broomfield-Educational Outreach on Health Impacts of Oil & Gas

Monday, August 19, 2019 at 6 PM – 8 PM MDT Mamie Doud Eisenhower Public Library, 3 Community Park Rd, Broomfield, Colorado 80020 Join us for an educational outreach event in Broomfield, showcasing two Medical Symposium video presentations on the Health Impacts of Oil and Gas Development. Volatile Organic Compound testing by Dr. Beth Ewaskowitz Air Quality Impacts of…

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