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Extraction’s New Proposal Reviewed at the Sept 29 Council Study Session: Unacceptable or A Step Forward?

At a four-hour City Council Study Session on Tuesday, September 19, City Council reviewed the new oil and gas development proposal of Extraction Oil and Gas as negotiated by City Staff.  The session included an overview by Staff and comments and questions by Council members.  Study sessions do not allow for citizen comments, but one citizen loudly expressed her…

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Please Attend Tuesday 9/19 Study Session to Examine Proposed Changes to Extraction Plans

  Extraction Oil and Gas has presented a new oil and gas development plan to the City of Broomfield  that will be reviewed by City Council on Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 6 pm.  This 45-page proposal, which includes moving wells and entire well sites, can be found in its entirety on the City website here.  Study sessions do not…

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Our City, Our Time to March!

Another fun filled Broomfield Days is just around the corner, and I think I am anticipating this one more than my ever-growing daughter!  As my daughter is getting older, I have such fond memories of her watching the parade, excitedly chasing after all the candy as well as marching in the parade excitedly tossing the candy! With the smell…

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What are the Broomfield Economic Benefits?

There has been a lot of debate lately about the potential negative impacts of hydraulic fracturing in densely populated Broomfield residential neighborhoods.  Between discussions on air quality, noise regulation, overall risk tolerance, and setbacks, we could discuss the endless competing views on a national/state level for weeks on end. The truth of the matter likely falls somewhere in between…

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Campaign Begins for Oil and Gas Chapter Recommendations at August 29 Study Session

“We are not that far out on a limb,” stated former Broomfield Mayor Patrick Quinn in support of the recommendations in the much-anticipated Oil and Gas Comprehensive Plan Update Committee Chapter which he helped to formulate.  During a four-hour City Council Study Session on August 29, the Oil and Gas Update Committee presented their recommendations followed by questions and…

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Broomfield Spacing Applications Moved to October 30 & 31 COGCC Hearings

All the pending spacing applications in Broomfield have been continued to the October 30 & 31 hearings in Denver.   COGCC admonished Extraction for filing a larger than authorized brief, and continued all spacing applications to October due to the fact that there are already 25 protested matters on the docket, which is too much to address before Sept…

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GREAT NEWS! Broomfield will have a Local Meeting on the Extraction Spacing Unit Applications

GREAT NEWS! Broomfield will have a Local Meeting on the Extraction Spacing Unit Applications! Thank you for signing our BCCN petition that we submitted to the COGCC and thanks to City Special Counsel Tami Yellico for going to the COGCC Hearing in Durango today to support the request of the City. “The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC)…

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Critical Decisions Regarding Oil and Gas Chapter Loom- Please Write Council and Attend on Aug 29

    Critical decisions regarding the Oil and Gas Chapter loom at the August 29 City Council Study Session and your help is needed to ensure the health and safety of Broomfield residents!       Please write to City Council using the email addresses here in order to: request that City Council have their oil and gas counsel present…

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“Broomfield oil and gas initiative is about safety, not scare tactics”

“Broomfield oil and gas initiative is about safety, not scare tactics” Denver Post Letter to the Editor by Cristen Logan and Broomfield Health and Safety First August 28, 2017 at 3:14 pm Re: “Fed-up Colorado towns fight oil and gas ops by making new rules, but industry is ready to fight back,” Aug. 24 news story. With the Health and Safety…

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“Fed-up Colorado towns fight oil and gas ops by making new rules, but industry is ready to fight back” Denver Post 8/24/17

“Fed-up Colorado towns fight oil and gas ops by making new rules, but industry is ready to fight back: At least four towns are ready to go to the mat to control how industry operates within their boundaries” Front page Denver Post By Bruce Finley 8/24/17 Features efforts of Broomfield, Erie, Thornton, and Lafayette The information pertaining to Broomfield,…

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