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Living With Oil & Gas- An Inside Energy Podcast Special

“Living With Oil & Gas- An Inside Energy Podcast Special” By Leigh Paterson for Inside Energy 11/17 This 28-minute podcast features comments from COGCC Director Matt Lepore in response to citizen complaints, from a Firestone neighbor about the tragedy, and from John Dulles at the Oct. 24 Broomfield Council vote on the MOU with Extraction. It also includes a…

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Oil & gas plug site forced to shut down after violation is found near elementary school – Denver 7 Nov. 10

By Oscar Contreras  Denver 7  Nov. 10 “An oil and gas plug site was forced to temporarily shut down its operations after the Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) found it violated safety practices near an elementary school in the Town of Erie. The order to cease operations at Crestone Peak Resources LLC came after an investigation of…

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Industry Phone Survey After Passage of 301

Many Broomfield residents are receiving the phone survey described below after the passage of 301. The caller says the survey is sponsored by Target Point Consulting, whose website states that it has consulted for the American Petroleum Institute. (“Energy API” scrolls on the “Our Work” page at the bottom.)  Industry appears to be continuing to pour money into Colorado…

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Broomfield Election Results

Please see the full list of CCOB Election results on the City’s website.  Here is a partial list: Question 301 – Yes Mayor – Randy Ahrens Ward 1 – Elizabeth Law-Evans Ward 2 – Sharon Tessier Ward 3 – Deven Shaff Ward 4 – Kimberly Groom Ward 5 – Guyleen Castriotta For the full list of results, go to…

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State Hearings on October 30 and 31- Was It Trick Or Treat With Most Applications Approved?

All Extraction spacing unit applications in Broomfield were approved, except for Lowell South Spacing and Increased Well Density pertaining to Lowell South. Lowell South Spacing and Increased Well Density pertaining to Lowell South will be heard at the COGCC on Dec. 11 & 12. Wildgrass Oil and Gas Association argued that they were not given proper notice and the…

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Oil and Gas Dollars Pour Into Broomfield Ballot Fight – Inside Energy Report Nov. 1

In a Nov. 1 Inside Energy report, Sandra Fish & Leigh Paterson examine the amount of money being poured into Broomfield’s local election.  The audio version contains soundbites by Broomfield Concerned’s Director of External Communication Mackenzie Carignan. You can listen to the audio focusing on Ballot Issue 301 here. You can read more details about the money spent on Ballot…

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COGCC attempts to sort out Broomfield’s uncharted oil, gas issues – Broomfield Enterprise Nov. 2

In “COGCC Attempts to Sort Broomfield’s Unchartered Oil, Gas Issues,” Jennifer Rios dives into the complexities of the COGCC Extraction spacing unit application hearings on Oct. 30 and 31. The article quotes Broomfield Concerned’s Jean Lim and CCOB Attorney William Tuthill. ”’We got a view of how convoluted all of these issues are now that it’s been encroaching into…

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