As Broomfield Board of Health Looks to Critical Vote on Wednesday, Extraction Forges Ahead With Plans to Enter Flowback on Livingston Pad in Coming Days

Extraction Oil and Gas Plans Leave City Without Air Quality Equipment in Place and Lacking Public Health Order Meant to Protect Residents from Flowback Operations During the Covid-19 Epidemic In a lengthy meeting Tuesday night, Broomfield City Council members, acting as Broomfield’s Board of Health (BOH), took to the public phone lines and Channel 8 to express their apologies…

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Take Action: Protect Air Quality During A Respiratory Pandemic

We are living in the midst of a global pandemic present in our state and our communities. This pandemic, COVID-19, results in respiratory illness as well as respiratory distress, including death, at alarmingly high rates. As a result, we ask that all extraction activities known to release harmful VOCs and air pollution, be ceased, without exception, including those operations…

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A Note to Our Community

First, apologies our team has been quiet. We are, like everyone, taking in what is happening and working to adjust our lives to the reality of Covid-19. We appreciate your patience with us. Sadly, this respiratory global pandemic is on a dangerous collision course with flowback operations in our community. It is expected that flowback operations will begin at…

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Call to Action: Residents Urged to Write In — and Attend Tuesday City Council Meeting

Vote Planned for Emergency Ordinance to Address Noise from Extraction Operations Author: Jennifer D. In an attempt to address ongoing noise pollution from oil and gas activities within the city, Broomfield’s City Council will take a critical vote on an Emergency Noise Ordinance during Tuesday evening’s city council meeting. If passed, the ordinance would amend the city’s current noise ordinance —…

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Please Comment on Acme Pad COGCC Permit By September 27

On September 18, the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) reopened the comment period on the proposed Crestone Acme Pad in Erie, just north of Anthem Ranch on Highway 7. Please consider writing comments to reflect the protection of health, safety and welfare and consideration of cumulative impacts as required by SB19-181 Protect Public Welfare Oil and Gas…

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Attend Tuesday City Council or Write to Deny Crestone Request to Lift Moratorium to Process Goltl Pad

Please consider writing or attending Council on Tuesday, September 24 to ask that Council deny Crestone’s request to lift the moratorium in order to process their application for the Goltl 26H-0168 pad. Please see the map below of the proposed pad east of I-25, near the intersection of County Road 4 and County Road 11.  You can write Council…

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Tuesday Air Quality Report and Wednesday Community Input on Oil and Gas Regulations

There are two upcoming opportunities for citizen input for those concerned with our air quality and our oil and gas regulation revisions in line with SB19-181. Item 11c on Tuesday’s Council Meeting Agenda beginning at 6 pm is the Report on the 2019 Second Quarter Report for Broomfield’s Air Quality Monitoring Program. You can review the report and comment…

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