As oil and gas development moves forward in Broomfield, you can expect frequent updates, information and public engagement opportunities through this email and the redesigned website,
New Form 2 Posted for Review and Comment on Interchange B Pad
On October 23, 2018, Broomfield was notified that the COGCC posted one Form 2 for review and comment for the Interchange B Pad on their website. The posting of this Form 2 initiates the comment period which will end on November 12, 2018. Broomfield has requested a 10 day extension, which will push the comment period to November 22, 2018.
The chart below shows how many Form 2's have been approved, how many are posted for review and comment, and how many have not been posted yet.
WildEarth Guardians and Residents Rights Lawsuit
The City and County of Broomfield was notified of a lawsuit filed by WildEarth Guardians, and Residents Rights on October 23, 2018. The City Attorney's Office and City Manager's Office are currently reviewing and analyzing the complaint.
The City spent many months negotiating with Extraction Oil and Gas to include the most protective best management practices in Colorado in the Operator Agreement and implemented those in the Comprehensive Drilling Plan. The best management practices include measures to protect public health, safety and welfare consistent with Broomfield's Charter and well beyond anything provided in State law.