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“The Implementation of 301:” Presentation and Council Comments at the Feb. 6 Study Session

The 301 Broomfield Health and Safety First (BHSF) Committee stated that the role of the City and County of Broomfield (CCOB) Staff and Council is to be “implementers of a process that carries out a litmus test of no adverse impacts” in regards to “oil and gas operations encroaching into Broomfield neighborhoods.”  BHSF Co-Chairs Judy Kelly and Neil Allaire…

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Broadlands Second Meeting on Feb. 9 For Those Receiving Lease Letter From Extraction

Second Informational Meeting on Feb. 9  For Residents/Mineral Rights Holders in Receipt of Lease Letter from Extraction Oil and Gas. **This is a repeat of last Saturday’s meeting, no new information will be presented** Please join other residents who are in receipt of the lease letter from Extraction Oil and Gas. Before Deciding Whether to Sign, Please Come Learn:…

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Activist groups influence local, state policy- The Broomfield Enterprise

By Amelia Arvesen, The Broomfield Enterprise 2/5 This article provides brief profiles of local citizen groups formed to “become a force in local and state government decision-making” regarding “oil and gas operations in Broomfield and Boulder counties.” The profiles include (in alphabetical order): Anthem Ranch Oil and Gas Education Group Boulder County Protectors Broomfield Concerned Broomfield Clean Air and…

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5 Things You Can Do Now That You Received A Lease Offer

If you received a certified letter, it means you have been served with a legal notification with significant legal ramifications.  Do not throw away or ignore your letter!  Whether you are for or against fracking, you need to know what to do to protect yourself.   1.           Be Informed Seek legal advice.  Attend Broadlands meetings (first one held Saturday,…

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Broadlands Meeting for Those in Receipt of Letter from Extraction

IMPORTANT Please Attend This Coming Saturday! Informational Meeting For Residents/Mineral Rights Holders in Receipt of Lease Letter from Extraction Oil and Gas Please join other residents who are in receipt of the lease letter from Extraction Oil and Gas. Before Deciding Whether to Sign, Please Come Learn: • What the letter means • What you can do in the…

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Broomfield Health and Safety First (301) Presentation at Feb. 6 Council Study Session

At the Feb. 6 Council Study Session in the Council Conference Room, Broomfield Health and Safety First (Ballot Measure 301) will give a presentation as item 7 on the agenda.  The Study Session begins at 6 p.m., but the agenda states that: – The anticipated start time for the presentation is 8 p.m. – The presentation will be streamed…

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“Colorado Supreme Court agrees to hear appeal in Martinez oil and gas lawsuit” The Boulder Daily Camera

By Amelia Arvesen, The Boulder Daily Camera 1/29/18   According to the Boulder Daily Camera, “The Colorado Supreme Court this morning announced it will hear oil and gas regulators’ appeal of a lawsuit headed up by a Boulder teen that seeks to require the state to prioritize public health and environment when issuing drilling permits.   Monday’s announcement that…

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Action Alert Regarding the Broomfield DP

Please sign the following petition to ask the City not to allow our health and safety to be steamrolled by Extraction and the State (COGCC)!  Many Broomfield residents are very concerned that Extraction has submitted its Form 2 and Form 2A drilling permits to the COGCC and that the COGCC has deemed them complete for further processing.  The permits…

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Extraction Drilling Plans Deemed Complete By the COGCC; Public Comment Period Begins

According to an announcement on the City website, Extraction’s Form 2 and 2A permits for the Livingston and Interchange B Pads were deemed complete by the State (COGCC) on January 25, after just being submitted on January 16 and despite the objections of the City to Extraction’s Comprehensive Drilling Plan.  Citizens and local governments are now able to comment on…

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