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“Broomfield adds a new way to report health concerns potentially related to oil, gas facilities” – 9 News

“Broomfield adds a new way to report health concerns potentially related to oil, gas facilities” 9 News, 11/6/19 The City and County of Broomfield (CCOB) rolled out an enhanced public health concern form and public health nurse followup program this week. In response to reports from residents living near the Extraction well pads of nausea, nosebleeds and headaches that…

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Workover Rig Across from the Livingston Pad

Many residents questioned why there was a second smaller rig across from the Livingston Pad this past weekend. This morning, the City and County of Broomfield posted an announcement. It states that Extraction is plugging and abandoning Livingston 43-7 well for the next one to two weeks during daylight hours. The announcement also states, “This equipment could include an…

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Excavation Continues Near Anthem 43-6 Well in Anthem Highlands

Efforts continue by the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) to locate and repair Davis 43-6 well, a faulty plugged and abandoned well in Anthem Highlands that is under Graham Peak Way. The methane leak was detected in June during elevated routine soil gas measurements by the City and County of Broomfield (CCOB). According to a CCOB announcement,…

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Acme Pad Status Changed to Delayed by COGCC

On October 31, the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) officially changed the status of the Form 2A permit for the Acme Pad to “delayed.” This is a newly created COGCC status representing that no COGCC decisions on this pad will be made until after COGCC rulemaking regarding SB19-181 revisions are complete. The proposed Acme Pad is in…

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Broomfield Concerned sits down with KGNU

Broomfield Concerned’s managing editor Mackenzie Carignan sits down with KGNU’s Maeve Conran to discuss the local elections. Highlighted topics include Broomfield Concerned candidate questionnaire and how the organization works to educate citizens about candidates’ views on oil and gas in our community. Check it out here.

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Extraction Withdraws Livingston Boundary Well Permit After Protest of Wildgrass Oil and Gas Committee Represented by Colorado Rising

Extraction withdrew its spacing unit and forced pooling applications for the 19th well on the Livingston Pad, Livingston S19-25-1N. A few days ago, Wildgrass Oil and Gas Committee, represented by Attorney Joe Salazar of Colorado Rising, filed additional documents with the COGCC identifying due process violations committed by Extraction. On Oct. 9, Colorado Rising filed a claim in Denver…

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“Federal report on fatal Firestone explosion blames gas leak, government approval to build homes without pipeline maps” Denver Post, by John Aguilar

The April 17, 2017, blast killed Mark Martinez and Joey Irwin, and severely burned Erin Martinez Here is an excerpt from the Denver Post article: “The federal investigation into the 2017 explosion that killed two people and destroyed a home in Firestone determined the likely cause was a natural gas leak through a pipeline that had been severed during…

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Well Maintenance by Aspen Creek School

Some homeowners in the Aspen Creek neighborhood received notice of Extraction well maintenance beginning on Nov. 8 on Carlson 1-24 well, near Aspen Creek school. The location is shown on the map. In today’s announcement by the City and County of Broomfield, it states that the equipment will be transported to the site on or around Nov. 8. The…

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Thursday, Nov. 7 Study Session Agenda Features Oil and Gas Regulations, Air Quality Monitoring and Property Value Impacts Study

Cancelled due to weather and rescheduled for Thursday, Nov. 7 at 6 p.m. On Tuesday, October 29, Council will discuss further revisions to the oil and gas regulations, proposed improvements to the Air Quality Monitoring Program and the long-awaited Property Value Impacts Study.  If you have feedback prior to Tuesday’s meeting, you can write Council at council@broomfieldcitycouncil.org   In Item…

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