FRRESH

Front Range Residents for Environment, Safety, and Health
CONTRIBUTE

♦ There have been 16 explosions and fires at oil and gas sites since the tragic Firestone explosion last spring

♦  619 spills were reported in CO in 2017, 93,000 gallons of oil has contaminated groundwater, streams and soil

♦  Studies have found that living within a Half Mile (2,640 ft) of drilling increases serious human health risks including cancer, negative birth outcomes, lower birth weights, asthma, nose bleeds, respiratory problems neurological issues, sleep disorders and depression

♦  Over 600 new well applications have been filed at the state level for Adams County as of July 2018

♦  Current setbacks from wellheads are only 500 feet from homes and 1000 feet from High Occupancy Buildings, including schools (not playgrounds/athletic fields)

♦  Horizontal drilling can take place up 3 miles from wellheads

♦  Only 1% of mineral owners need to agree to mineral leasing, forcing the majority to be Force Pooled

♦  Homes near drilling pads and those that have individual water wells could potentially see a decline in property value

♦  A typical frack uses 5+ Million Gallons of fresh water, each well can be fracked up to 18 Times. Some well pads such as Tollway and Tower will have up to 30+ Wells

♦  A typical frack uses 5 Million Gallons of fresh water, each well can be fracked up to 18 Times. Some well pads such as Tollway and Tower will have up to 30 Wells. That’s 2 Billion 700 Million Gallons of fresh water that is mixed with toxic chemicals per pad that cannot be put back into our water cycle

 

 

Stay Informed and Spread the Word

(Front Range Residents for Environment, Safety and Health)

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