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“State finds issue at Extraction drill site near Erie, notifies health dept. for ‘air quality matter'”- Denver 7

By Jennifer Kovaleski, Denver 7 News Thank you, Candace Spicer, for taking the video of Friday’s visible plume from the Extraction Coyote Trail Pad near Vista Ridge! And kudos to Denver 7’s Jennifer Kovaleski for attempting to hold the COGCC and Extraction accountable for the emission and air quality problem! The COGCC inspector stated that there was “an issue…

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Residents Express Disappointment with CDP Approval in Broomfield Enterprise LTEs

Broomfield residents Betty Sue Harris and John Dulles expressed their disappointment with the conditional approval of the Comprehensive Drilling Plan (CDP) in letters to the editor published in the Broomfield Enterprise August 26, 2018 print edition. You can also find these letters in the online e-edition here on pages 6 and 17 http://broomfieldenterprise.co.newsmemory.com/ Are the people powerless? Is there someone…

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Health and Safety Lawsuit Filed by Wildgrass Oil and Gas Committee v. COGCC

The Wildgrass Oil and Gas Committee (“WOGc”) has filed a lawsuit challenging the June 1 decision of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Committee (“COGCC”) to grant drilling permits for the Livingston pad in Broomfield.  The premise of the lawsuit is that the COGCC failed to take into account health, safety, environment, and economic issues with the massive residential…

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Write the City to Express Your Concerns that CDP Was Approved

Are you concerned that the City approved the CDP even though it does not comply with the Operator Agreement, City Charter and updated Comprehensive Plan? If so, please take a moment to email City Manager Charles Ozaki and our City Council and express your concerns. City Manager:  manager@broomfield.org City Council: council@broomfieldcitycouncil.org You can read about the approval here.  The…

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Local Organizations Express Extreme Disappointment to the City After CDP Approval

In an August 21 letter to the City on the day after City Manager Charles Ozaki approved the Comprehensive Drilling Plan (CDP), ten local organizations stated that they were “extremely disappointed that the substantive efforts of countless residents and groups were dismissed or only partially addressed” as “idle industry threats have outweighed these concerns despite the language and mandates…

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CITY MANAGER APPROVES CDP

City and County of Broomfield (CCOB) Manager Charles Ozaki approved Extraction’s Comprehensive Drilling Plan (CDP), according to a press release dated August 20 that was posted on the City’s Oil and Gas webpage. In the letter to Eric Jacobsen of Extraction, CCOB Manager Ozaki listed 15 conditions for approval. In an attempt to address many citizen and Council objections…

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