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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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Broomfield Health and Safety First Ballot Initiative Kickoff 6/21/17

    On the warm evening of the first day of summer at Broomfield Community Park, Broomfield residents, candidates and elected officials gathered for the campaign kick-off to gather signatures for the Broomfield Health and Safety First Ballot Initiative to amend the Broomfield charter. The Broomfield Health and Safety First Ballot Initiative was filed on June 6.  The proposal is…

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Mayor Ahrens’ comments in “Colorado Allows Oil And Gas Drillers To Abandon Old Pipes In Place. Should They?” CPR

“Colorado Allows Oil And Gas Drillers To Abandon Old Pipes In Place. Should They?” This 5 minute CPR audio/text quotes Mayor Ahrens relating that Broomfield is a positive local exception to the lack of state regulation, where Broomfield requires removal of flowlines no longer in use. He adds, “I certainly think that could be mandated by the state pretty…

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Crestone Peak Files COGCC Spacing Application Within Broomfield 6/13/2017

There were stunned looks on the faces of those who were remaining about three hours into the 6/13 Broomfield City Council meeting when City and County Manager Charles Ozaki made an announcement. In the late afternoon, the city had received notice that Crestone Peak Resources had filed a COGCC spacing application within Broomfield just east of the proposed Extraction…

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Effort is underway to change Broomfield charter- Broomfield Enterprise 6/19

“Effort is underway to change Broomfield charter: ‘Health and Safety First’ would codify oil, gas protections”  by Jennifer Rios 6/19/17 Please click on the title to read the Broomfield Enterprise coverage of the 6/13 CCOB discussion of the Broomfield Health and Safety First charter amendment. The reporter didn’t cover Mayor Ahrens’ comments on the charter amendment.  Mayor Ahren’s comments…

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