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Weld Air and Water is working to ensure that oil and gas drilling
does not negatively impact the health, safety, or well-being of the community.
MIDTOWN DIRECTIONAL PROJECT: 37 WELLS, 18 TANKS
Mineral Resources, Inc. has filed a massive oil and gas drilling
operation proposal, called Midtown Directional, located 1,300
feet from the Ponderosa Mobile home park, 640 feet from the
UNC family housing, 350 feet from A&R rentals and 1, 050 feet
from Jackson Field.
This site is very concerning in such close proximity to the
businesses and housing who will be faced with increased
health, safety, traffic, and noise issues. This location is NOT
suitable for a massive industrial operation.
HELP PROTECT OUR NEIGHBORHOODS AND COMMUNITY; DEMAND
FOR BALANCED RESPONSIBLE DEVELOPMENT!
Due date for comments: 7/28/14
a. Overall long-term and short-term health risks
and concerns. Lack of studies and data gaps.
Unknown cumulative effects.
b. Air pollution and air quality.
c. Increase in diesel fumes and dust.
d. Silica concerns from sand.
e. Emissions from the wells and tanks. Toxic
emissions and VOC’s.
f. Intensity of exposure level to toxins due to the
high concentration of tanks.
g. Cancer causing compounds used and produced.
a. Flammable, hazardous and chemical material in
close proximity to homes, schools and
businesses. Transportation through city streets.
b. Explosions, blowout, fire and spill concerns.
c. Evacuation procedures for area businesses and
residents. Emergency preparedness.
a. Flow of traffic in the region. Trucks accessing
location, along with area residents & businesses.
b. Increase in truck, industrial traffic and
c. Emergency response access and traffic plan.
a. Drilling noise effects in an area where there is
already a railroad system.
b. Drilling noise effects on homes, apartments, UNC
housing and businesses.
a. This is not a proper location for an industrial
b. There should be balanced and responsible
development in our City.
c. This high intensity drilling operation will affect
local businesses, schools and housing. Along
with future developments.
d. Water: water usage that is permanently
removed from the hydrological cycle.
e. Wastewater injection and injection well
Concerns with Oil & Gas
Drilling in our Community:
To leave a comment voicing your concerns,
please click on the link and/or follow the
directions on the next page. Link:
MIDTOWN Directional Project
Action Alert: Please Comment on the Midtown Directional Proposal
DIRECTIONS FOR COMMENTING/VOICING CONCERNS ON PENDING PERMIT TO DRILL (FORM 2)
All comments submitted online on COGCC’s website will become part of the file and are considered by COGCC
before a final decision is made. Ask friends, family, local residents, local businesses,
EVERYONE who is concerned, to submit their statement. Anyone can comment, not just Greeley residents.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!!
Each individual drilling well has its own Application for Permit to Drill (Form 2). They all have different
document numbers and the public commenting due dates vary. See COMMENT DUE DATE Schedule
Due 7/16/14: Doc #s 400413802, 400418384, 400420244, 400420271, 400420295.
Due 7/26/14: Doc #s 400413674, 400413725, 400413737, and 400420551.
Due 7/28/14: Doc #s 400413651, 400413699, 400423331, 400423294.
COMMENTING ON MULITPLE WELLS: If commenters indicate that their comments for one well/document
number apply to all wells on the same pad (oil and gas location - Midtown), COGCC will attribute those
comments to all wells/documents.