Proposed Charter Amendment to Include Health and Safety on Oil and Gas Has Sufficient Signatures for November Ballot

On 8/14, Broomfield County Clerk Jim Candelarie informed Broomfield Health and Safety First that they had submitted sufficient signatures to move forward with their proposed charter amendment.  The initiative needed 2,435 signatures to be approved for the November ballot and the Broomfield County Clerk accepted 2,847 of the signatures submitted for the initiative. The Broomfield Health and Safety First…

Read more

City Council Unanimous in Support of Protesting Spacing Unit Applications

UPDATE 8/22:  City Attorney Tuthill confirmed at the 8/22 Study Session that he has been working with Special Counsel Phil Barber to file the City’s protests of Extraction’s spacing unit applications before the 8/28 COGCC deadline. At the 8/8 City Council Study Session, City Council members were unanimous in their support of protesting the Crestone and Extraction spacing unit…

Read more

Spacing Applications Reach into Broadlands and McKay Landing, Anthem Highlands “Doughnut Hole”

On 7/13, Extraction filed 6 spacing applications with the COGCC which are currently scheduled to be heard on 9/11 & 9/12 in Durango.  In addition to the timing of the filing, another surprise was that the “South” spacing applications reach further south in Broomfield than expected. As you can see on the overview and detail maps below, Extraction’s “South” spacing…

Read more

Write Officials to Ask Extraction to Move State Hearing to December

Please write our local and state officials to ask Extraction Oil and Gas to postpone its Colorado Oil and Gas Commission (COGCC) hearing on its spacing applications for the Broomfield pads until December in Denver.  If possible, please write before Wed, 7/19 so they receive them before the Oil and Gas Public Meeting.  Here is the brief background you…

Read more

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…

Read more

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,…

Read more