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Extraction Project Updates – Overall Schedule and Interchange Pad Information

The December 2018 Extraction project schedule for Broomfield is shown below and is available here. The City has asked that Extraction update their schedule monthly in the future. Construction on the Livingston Pad south of Anthem Ranch and north of Wildgrass is now scheduled to begin in January 2019, and drilling is scheduled to begin in June 2019. The 32-foot…

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Erie Thriving Files Lawsuit Against the Town of Erie

Breaking today: Erie Thriving, a subsidiary of Residents Rights, has filed a lawsuit against the Town of Erie. The news release is included here. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lawsuit Filed by Erie Thriving, Subsidiary of Residents Rights, to Demand Their Government Defend Public Health, Safety, and the Community From Fracking in Erie, Colo. Residents Demand the Town of Erie Exercise…

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“COGCC Allows Crestone Peak Drilling Plan Hearing to Proceed Despite Boulder County Lawsuit” The Daily Camera

By John Bear 12/19/18 “Boulder County commissioners on Wednesday expressed dismay at a decision by the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission to allow a hearing on a proposed drilling project to proceed in spite of an open county lawsuit against the company, Crestone Peak Resources.” “’We are very disappointed with the COGCC decision,’ Commissioner Elise Jones stated in…

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“New rules to increase distances for oil and gas production from schools, child care centers” The Tribune

By Trevor Reid, The Tribune 12/18/18   “The Colorado Oil and Gas Commission voted Tuesday to widen the types of properties from which oil and gas operators are required to keep a 1,000-feet distance.”   “The League of Oil and Gas Impacted Coloradans proposed the changes, adding child care centers to the definition of schools and school facilities and…

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City Response to Dangerous Extraction Truck Traffic Violations: New Sign and Improved Communication

As described in our Dec.13 blog, a resident reported dangerous Extraction truck traffic violations going north on Lowell just past Sheridan to the Broomfield Oil and Gas Complaint System.  Extraction trucks turning into the Livingston Pad were not following the truck route ordered by the Comprehensive Drilling Plan (CDP).  The truck route designed for safety shows that trucks may…

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COGCC Hearing Dec 17 & 18: Extraction Livingston Pad Forced Pooling Hearing Continued and School Setback Rulemaking

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) hearings on Dec. 17 & 18 contain 52 Consent Agenda Items and only 5 items that will have full hearings. The agenda was not published until Saturday, Dec. 15, only 2 days before the hearings, leaving ordinary citizens in the dark until the last minute. One of the original 300 docket…

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Extraction Truck Traffic Creating Dangerous Conditions on Lowell

A resident reported dangerous Extraction truck traffic violations going north on Lowell just past Sheridan to the Broomfield Oil and Gas Complaint System.  Extraction trucks turning into the Livingston Pad were not following the truck route ordered by the Comprehensive Drilling Plan.  The truck route designed for safety is that trucks may only turn right into the pad going…

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Extraction Repairs to Sheridan Parkway Will Take at Least 60 Days, According to Dec. 11 Council Meeting Estimate

On November 28th while attempting to drill a 20 inch pipeline under the road, Extraction caused damage to Sheridan Parkway. At the December 11 Council Meeting, Assistant City Manager Kevin Standbridge estimated that road repairs to Sheridan Parkway will not be made by Extraction for about 60 to 75 days. Wildgrass resident Shannon Hammel reported that damage as causing danger…

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