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Governor Signs Forced Pooling Bill Into Law

After two years of working to make changes to forced pooling laws at the Statehouse, Broomfield mineral owners can finally see the first steps in the right direction. SB 18-230 Modify Laws Drilling Units Pooling Orders, sponsored by Rep. Matt Gray, Rep. Lori Saine and Sen. Vicki Marble, was signed into law by Governor Hickenlooper at the Colorado Department…

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Cheering Supporters and Additional Regulations with Room to Grow before June 12

  A line of cheering supporters greeted City Council Members before they headed into their 5 p.m. Executive Session “for legal advice and to direct negotiators regarding Extraction’s Operator Agreement and Comprehensive Development Plan (CDP), mineral interests within Broomfield, and oil and gas regulations, including proposed regulations.”  Approximately eighty adults and children attempted to inspire Council conversation in the…

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May 30 Council Meeting Includes Study Session on Regulations and Executive Session for Legal Advice

On Wednesday, May 30, Council will hold an extra meeting day to focus entirely on oil and gas issues.  This meeting will be in two parts: –  At 5 p.m., Council will meet in Executive Session “for legal advice and to direct negotiators regarding Extraction’s Operator Agreement and Comprehensive Development Plan (CDP), mineral interests within Broomfield, and oil and…

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Save the Date for the June 11 COGCC Meeting

Have you thought about joining others to express your concerns about residential oil and gas developments in Broomfield and elsewhere?  Please save the date of June 11 for the State Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) Meeting in Greeley, CO.  If you can get the morning off of work, find a sitter for the vacationing children, or manage…

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COGCC Not Upholding Its October 31 Hearing Statements Regarding Attaching CDP to Permits

As stated in the City’s May 4 update, at the request of the COGCC, Extraction prepared Best Management Practices (BMPs) to be included on the State Form 2A permits for the proposed 6 new well pads in Broomfield. Broomfield staff submitted comments to the COGCC on Extraction’s proposed BMPs for these State permits. The significance of having BMPs on…

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