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Nine-Hundred Thirty-One Oil & Gas Wells Near Colorado Schools

 

Nine-hundred thirty-one.

That’s the number of oil & gas wells within 1 mile of Colorado Schools (see maps below). Our kids are at risk of exposure to ozone pollution which could lead to lung problems, difficulty breathing, and asthma. Let’s protect our kids!

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Sign on and tell Gov. Hickenlooper that’s nine-hundred thirty-one too many.

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TAKE ACTION – SIGN ON TO OUR LETTER NOW!

More about the  Maps – most of the oil and gas wells are active!

  • All of the oil/gas wells within 1,000 feet of a school are producing (24 in the northern front range, 26 statewide)
  • 125 of the oil/gas wells within 2,000 feet of a school in the northern front range are producing, 7 are drilling and 2 are permitted.
  • 709 of the oil/gas wells within 1 mile of a school in the northern front range are producing, 1 is waiting on completion, 13 are drilling, and 78 are permitted.
  • 130 of the oil/gas wells within 2,000 feet of a school statewide are producing, 7 are drilling and 2 are permitted.
  • 837 of the oil/gas wells within 1 mile of a school statewide are producing, 1 is active, 1 is waiting on completion, 13 are drilling, and 79 are permitted.