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Request from the Broomfield Health and Safety First Initiative Committee

Request from the Broomfield Health and Safety First Initiative Committee The following statement is from the Broomfield Health and Safety First Initiative Committee: There is a petition circulating in Broomfield that proposes to add new language to the Broomfield City Charter which would give additional powers to our City Council to promote and protect our health and welfare when making…

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UPDATE – New Route For Pipeline Farther from Anthem Ranch

New Route For Pipeline Farther from Anthem Ranch The City has decided to reduce the size of the future drinking water reservoir so that Extraction’s proposed pipelines can be placed south of the Northwest Parkway instead of next to Anthem Ranch.  To learn more, please attend the Pubic Meeting of the Oil and Gas Update Committee on July 20,…

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Where were the oil and gas industry representatives at the Marble/Saine Energy Summit?

Senator Vicki Marble (R-SD23) stated that the goal of the Marble/Saine Stakeholder Energy Summit was “to have a full discussion” on “abandoned flowlines” and “statutory pooling” with “input from all affected stakeholders.”  Then why were the oil and gas industry associations not participating on the June 22 panel even though they were invited? As one of the homeowners in the…

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Erie may consider fracking as ‘public health and safety’ concern- Daily Camera

“Erie may consider fracking as ‘public health and safety’ concern”  – Daily Camera by Anthony Hahn 6/30/17 Broomfield residents may be interested in following what happens with our neighbors when “Erie officials in July weigh an emergency ordinance amending the town’s ‘public health and safety’ code to consider complaints against oil and gas odors.” In explaining why the…

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CCOB Will Not Protest Extraction Coyote Pad Spacing Application

Should the city of Broomfield protest Extraction Oil and Gas’ Coyote Pad spacing application before the 7/10 Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) deadline?  That was the question for which the CCOB staff requested direction from Council at the 6/27 CCOB meeting.  The majority of Council members said no, but there were dissenting opinions and interesting indications of…

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In Colorado, surging suburbs and the oil and gas industry collide over safety concerns- PBS News Hour

In Colorado, surging suburbs and the oil and gas industry collide over safety concerns June 29, 2017 at 6:20 PM EDT Judy Woodruff, PBS New Hour and Dan Boyce, Inside Energy Reports National PBS coverage on our concerns in the northern suburbs, focusing on Firestone and including interviews with Firestone residents, CU Researcher Lisa McKenzie, Gov. Hickenlooper, COGA President…

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Broomfield Concerned Officially Launches

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Broomfield Neighborhoods Join Together to Launch “Broomfield Concerned” Neighborhood Coalition Created to Broaden Awareness of Large-scale Oil and Gas Operations in Broomfield Neighborhoods June 22, 2017, Broomfield, Colo. — Citizens have formed a new organization, Broomfield Concerned, in an effort to band neighborhoods together and host neighborhood events that create greater awareness of large-scale oil and gas operations…

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