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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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Broomfield Health and Safety First Invites You to Sign Petition: “City of Broomfield: Do NOT Sell Our Water!”

Broomfield Health and Safety First (BHSF) is “a group of residents seeking to ensure that health and safety are Broomfield’s first priority on oil & gas decisions” who sponsored Charter Amendment 301.  BHSF is sponsoring a petition titled “City of Broomfield: Do NOT Sell Our Water!” that you can read and sign here.    In an August 1 announcement from…

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Special August 13 Council Meeting to Consider Selling City Water for Drilling to Extraction

According to an August 1 announcement from the City and County of Broomfield (CCOB), CCOB will hold a special Council meeting on August 13 to consider whether to sell water to Extraction for usage in mixing cement for drilling operations.  The announcement claims that Extraction needs clean water in order to “assure their physical integrity” and that…

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“Colorado proposes new controls on oil and gas industry in effort to combat air pollution” – The Denver Post

Save the Date: As mentioned in this article, Broomfield will host a Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) public meeting on Sept. 4 from 6 pm – 8 pm at the Broomfield Library Auditorium. “Colorado proposes new controls on oil and gas industry in effort to combat air pollution:Measures would require companies to monitor pipelines, report pollution,…

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Extraction To Use Tier 4 Engines on Interchange B Pad in Response to Broomfield Demand Letter

In a July 26 post, the City and County of Broomfield (CCOB) announced that,  “Extraction is currently in the process of removing the Tier 2 fleet and installing Tier 4 equipment on the Interchange B Pad. They anticipate recommencing fracturing operations with Tier 4 equipment on Sunday, July 28 or Monday, July 29.” On July 15, CCOB sent a…

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