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Breaking News – “A new study shows potential short-term health impacts for people who live within 2,000 feet of oil and gas drilling operations” – The Colorado Sun

“The new findings raise questions about whether the state’s current 500-foot buffer between homes and drilling operations is large enough” The Colorado Sun 10/17/19, with Broomfield details added by Broomfield Concerned Short term health impacts such as nausea, headaches and dizziness may be experienced by people living as far as 2000 feet away from an oil and gas drilling…

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Discussions Continue with COGCC Regarding Davis 43-6 Methane Leak

  The City and County of Broomfield (CCOB) is continuing discussions with the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) this week on the methane leak from plugged and abandoned Davis 43-6 well in Anthem Highlands. CCOB will provide an update from these discussions with the COGCC. CCOB has released the following map which shows the distances from Davis…

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Local News Coverage of Methane Leak at Davis 43-6 Well in Anthem Highlands

“Orphaned well in Broomfield may be source of detected methane” By 9 News, Anusha Roy Kyle Clark began NEXT with, “A lot of Coloradans have understandable unease about abandoned oil and gas wells that dot areas now covered with houses.” Thanks to Anthem Ranch resident Judy Kelly for expressing her concerns about the October 11 City and County of…

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“Fires, explosions and toxic releases: Front Range residents fight fracking boom” – The Guardian

By Stephanie Kirschgaessner, The Guardian This story in the well-known international journal The Guardian features the following:– the health impacts suffered by Barb Binder after Broomfield placed Extraction oil and gas developments (Interchange and Northwest Pads) next to her home.– the increase in local control in SB19-181, as described by Sara Loflin of the League of Oil and Gas…

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Nonprofit Colorado Rising asks district court judge to halt new oil and gas development until rulemaking is complete – The Denver Post

In today’s news, Colorado Rising requests a halt on new oil and gas development. Much of this case is based on the legal framework of Wildgrass mineral owners, organized under the banner of Wildgrass Oil and Gas Committee. “Nonprofit Colorado Rising asks district court judge to halt new oil and gas development until rulemaking is complete.” by Saja Hindi,…

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Xcel Lines Ruled Out as Source of a Higher Level of Methane in the Soil in Anthem Highlands

By Jean Lim Anthem Highlands residents living near the plugged and abandoned Davis 43-6 well were told at the September 30 Community Meeting that the City and County of Broomfield would be continuing to investigate the cause of the elevated level of methane found in routine soil gas testing near the well. At the meeting, Public Utilities Commission Chief…

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