Gulfcoast warrior Kinda Arnesen’s mom is fighting cancer – please help – let the BP disaster be an example of how Arlington residents are risking toxic exposures with Urban Drill sites.
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Sent: Monday, March 31, 2014 10:19 AM
Subject: why Gulfcoast Kindra story terrifys me of our predicament in Arlington TX
Kindra Arnesen is a local hero in her vocalness about the BP harm done to her Gulfcoast home and the people…shes see’n the early deaths and how the fishing jobs were impacted (her family’s livelihood ) and now her mom is in the cancer fight…please all copied on this email help financially if you are able…I was blessed when my husband had cancer that we did not have to do a fund raiser. Here is Kindra’s crowdfund link if you feel blessed enough to donate … http://www.gofundme.com/7xlepk Below is her email string from last week.
I pray for protection from Barnett Shale urban drilling related cancers of our masses here.
Those more vulnerable are at…
those within 1/2 mile when there is low to no wind (as I’ve found at the UTA Air Monitoring site near their gaswells),
and for those at the fallout zone (link for Arlington vid).
Exposures may take take years before cancer symptoms appear.
I saved an email from Mr Hofmeister a retired Shell executive who told me not to wait for laws to protect my family (see my comment on this link to view that letter) – that fenceliners need to remove themselves from harms way.
The immediate shale related “irritation” symptoms have already appeared….. lung, eye, nasal, headache, stomach, itchiness, rashes ….I know first hand…I myself have some of those symptoms too. I have a discreetly taped audio of a worker at the Autozone that backs up to the Truman/Cowboy’s Stadium padsite telling me of health issues that have popped up going on a year now which is how long our drill site has been in production…this employee has been there 14 years and never had these issues before the drill site came in.. she is seeing a doctor now…but most aren’t trained in toxicology to be looking for and treating shale illnesses. I also have an audio of an Arlington doctor saying he was “terrified” of what the urban drilling could mean to our health….and I’m saving that secretly taped audio (I have many copies backed up on different internet databases) for the litigation that I’m sure “is” to come…..
Here is the Kindra cut and paste of select responses on FB…I boldfaced for a faster read….no apologies here for sharing the identities of her friends on this FB string as I did this to validate that these are real people and I can’t make this shit up.
2 more friends in the obituaries makes me sad. 46 & 50 is to young.
G B Same here ,Kindra ,almost weekly now. Sadness for all of us
March 26 (2014) at 7:24pm
N W is this because of exposure to toxic substances from all the oil/gas disasters?
March 26 at 7:30pm
Kindra Arnesen Robert Blanchard & David Galmiche so sad I’ve known both of these guys my whole life
March 26 at 8:22pm ·
L E How many do you think are BP disaster related?
March 26 at 10:24pm
LW 3 on our street in 9 months.
March 26 at 10:44pm ·
LE Lots on Grand Isle from what i heard.
March 26 at 10:48pm ·
LW It’s going on in Mississippi to.
March 26 at 10:48pm
DD It is sad ,they die pretty young . I have compassion for you all who have to live through all this ;(
March 27 at 1:23am · ”
Kindra Arnesen This place has exploded with cancer. I’ve lived here almost my entire life and I’ve never seen anything like this. I have come to the conclusion our immune systems have been compromised. People here are dying.
March 27 at 8:19am ·
CT Toxins increase our body burden – it becomes too great and sets us up for illness!
March 27 at 10:03am ·
TEX LG. CODE ANN. A§ 253.005 : Texas Statutes – Section 253.005: LEASE OF OIL, GAS, OR MINERAL LAND
“(c) A well may not be drilled in the thickly settled part of the municipality..”
Texas Administrative Code, Title 30, Part 1, Chapter 101, Subchapter A,
Rule 101.4, Environmental Quality, Nuisance
No person shall discharge from any source whatsoever one or more
air contaminants or combinations thereof, in such concentration and
of such duration as are or may tend to be injurious to or to adversely
affect human health or welfare, animal life, vegetation, or property, or
as to interfere with the normal use and enjoyment of animal life, vegetation,
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Subject: A thank-you note from Kindra…
Thank you for your donation. She is having a good morning. The support people are showing seems to be lifting her spirits.