Expert witnesses to testify, Sept 4, 2020

Our coalition, Citizen Groups, is included in in the Environmental Groups session at 2:45 in the afternoon.  The expert witnesses we helped raise funds for will present their strong research, encouraging the COGCC to put protective setbacks into the revised oil and gas regulations as mandated by Senate Bill 19-181. These heavy-hitters will provide testimony in an afternoon session at the COGCC’s Mission Change Rulemaking Session, scheduled for 2:45pm (be advised that schedules can get pushed back during the day). This will be historic and important testimony:

Remote Access (ZOOM) Information for COGCC Session
Computer: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83759541120
Phone: (669) 900-6833
Meeting ID: 837 5954 1120

Mission Change Rulemaking Hearing, Aug 24-Sept 1, 2020

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) invites the public,parties and stakeholders to attend the Commission’s rulemaking hearing addressing Mission Change, Alternative Location Analysis and Cumulative Impacts for the 200-600 series, as required by SB 19-181. The hearings will be held Monday, Aug. 24 through Friday, Sept.11, 2020. For more information, please see media release HERE.

The Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83759541120

For full agenda and details: https://cogcc.state.co.us/documents/media/Press_Release_MC_CI_ALA_Rulemaking_Hearing_20200819.pdf

Our Longmont Action Alert

This Tuesday, August 25, Longmont City Council will vote on whether or not to extend their contract with Dr. Detlev Helmig’s company Boulder Air for air quality monitoring at Union Reservoir and Vance Brand Airport.  Your support for extending this contract is badly needed.

Details on Longmont City Council website: https://www.longmontcolorado.gov/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/36239/1300

To email Longmont City Council members: https://www.longmontcolorado.gov/departments/city-council/city-council-members

(Members Joan Peck and Marcia Martin are supportive; Ms Martin came to a Larimer Alliance meeting last year.)

To see the meeting agenda: https://www.longmontcolorado.gov/departments/agendas-and-minutes/agenda-management-portal

Open the pdf to see agenda details; the Boulder Air contract renewal is under Item 12, General Business. If you wish to testify, details on how to call in during the meeting are available in above link about the agenda.