A.C.R.E. - Aurora Citizens for Responsible Energy

A publc advocacy for sensible Oil and Gas development in Aurora, CO that we can live with.


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Council Member Pierce Explains Vote to add known Oil Lobbyist to City Committee

Posted on December 19, 2014 at 2:25 PM Comments comments (0)

To whom it may concern:

I recently read on the A.C.R.E. website about the appointment to the oil & gas committee. I would like to provide a few facts. I am a member of the City Council Planning, Economic, Development and Redevelopment (PEDR) policy committee, who made the appointment. I cannot let your comments about the appointment go by without responding.

The PEDR committee received several applications for the vacancy on the oil & gas commit...

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Aurora Calls for Citizen Input re Fracking Waivers

Posted on September 17, 2014 at 3:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Aurora has issued an on-line survey to gain citizen input on Fracking and Oil development waivers from existing regulations that are now being routinely granted to oil producers. The new survey is at: http://https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/BJJ5BM2


The survey seeks input regarding Oil developments' Fencing, Landscaping, Road widths, Equipment Heights, and Setback requirements. ACRE has no issue with the move to smaller access roads since Puble Safety has signed off on thi...

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Scientific American article documents Fracking Problems

Posted on September 17, 2014 at 2:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Scientific American documented Fracking issues with seismic (earthquake) problems in the Colorado/New Mexico area, and ground water issues associated with poort well completion techniques.  See it at:


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Denver Post Article re Conoco Wells

Posted on September 3, 2014 at 10:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Aurora residents take issue with taller fracking towers near homes


By Megan Mitchell

YourHub Reporter

Posted: 09/03/2014 10:10:19 AM MDT8 Comments | Updated: about 3 hours ago


AURORA — Some Aurora residents are questioning the transparency of city staff over administrative waivers that may be granted to Houston-based oil and gas developer ConocoPhillips to build 30-foot-tall towers for hydraulic fracturin...

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Conoco Phillips to hostt meeting Sep 9, 5PM, Fairgrounds

Posted on August 28, 2014 at 11:30 AM Comments comments (0)

ConocoPhillips Oil and Gas Wells

Site Plans


You are invited to attend an open house to discuss Site Plans for three development applications:

Cherry Creek Vista 28-1H, Eastern Hills 17-18 -1H and Eastern Hills 17-18 2H. Cherry Creek

Vista 28-1H is proposed in Section 28, south of Jewell Avenue, directly across from the existing

Cottonwood Creek well site. Both Eastern Hills locations are proposed within Section 17, along


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Judge tosses Lafayette fracking ban

Posted on August 28, 2014 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Denver Post  published article noting a judge voerruled Lafayette's new Fracking Ban:


Plananing to brief Council at Aug 25 Study Session

Posted on August 25, 2014 at 3:55 PM Comments comments (1)

Representatives from Planning will brief Council about current status of Oil and Gas drilling and update of current regulations.  Briefing to be at Council's Aug 25 Study Sessin at 6PM, 1st floor City Hall..