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Mickey Leland Barnett Shale air study did NOT capture flowback phase

I was referred to look at this study by a Devon industry rep who was kind enough to try to answer some of my concerns for Urban Drilling. In this shopping list of air studies, I was able to access … Continue reading

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Barnett Shale 250 tpy Benzene leaks using .01 tpy per well method

CLIFF NOTES to this blog… “….in using the .01 tpy per well method, that 250 tons per year Barnett Shale wide Benzene leaks is dead on when backing into Arlington’s 1.4% Benzene contribution per the Truman Chesapeake padsite’s PBR of .01 … Continue reading

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NERVE GAS FROM CARS (and frack sites) WITH CATALYTIC CONVERTERS?

  Catalytic converter emissions from my car (and my neighborhood frack site?) ARE NOT my neurotoxins of choice! Dr Falco says burning exhaust in a gasoline powered vehicle’s catalytic converter creates additional benzene. But does the same “added benzene” problem … Continue reading

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General Motors Chesapeake padsite’s Benzene UNDERESTIMATED 75% (120 lbs/yr)

UPDATE February 18 2016 —– Forwarded Message —– From: kim feil <kimfeil@sbcglobal.net> To: Chris Klaus <cklaus@nctcog.org>; Chris Kite <chris.kite@tceq.texas.gov> CC: xxxx Sent: Thursday, February 18, 2016 4:17 PM Subject: {NCTCA} GM’s padsite was by 75% on Benzene-how can NCTCOG/TCEQ write … Continue reading

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Houston we have a FLINT problem

July 2016 update here is the NRDC Flint report that mentions Texas’ lead problem “Under the Lead and Copper Rule, if more than 10 percent of the tested taps contain lead above the action level of 15 ppb, the water system … Continue reading

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UT Arlington Fracking Air Monitor WTF Benzene Nov 12 & Dec 1 2015

Dec 1 & 2 Benzene spikes coincide with low/no winds to disperse it  

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Nextdoor Rogers Center + Nearby Health Survey Request

Trying to do a health survey of our area to include any changes positive or negative since Jan 2012…participants can email me at kimfeil@sbcglobal.net or call 817 274-7257 and you can be anonymous, I do need the cross streets and … Continue reading

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Gas Dispersion … why we learn about this living in the shale

Gas Dispersion SFA STUDY 2014 comparing Exxon and Texaco ‘s benzene while fueling a vehicle….. High relative humidity and high dewpoint = higher Benzene exposure at the gasoline pump …. so what about living near gas stations and living near … Continue reading

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VOC study averaged 17 ppb Benzene in dry gas wells 300 ft away in Utah

UPDATE… —– Forwarded Message —– From: kim feil <kimfeil@sbcglobal.net> To: “aqp@tceq.texas.gov” <aqp@tceq.texas.gov> Cc: Cindy Powell <cpowell@aisd.net>; Cynthia Simmons <cynthia.simmons@arlingtontx.gov>; Trey Yelverton <trey.yelverton@arlingtontx.gov>; Lana Wolff <lana.wolff@arlingtontx.gov>; Jim Parajon <jim.parajon@arlingtontx.gov> Sent: Tuesday, December 1, 2015 2:51 PM Subject: Request for the Mobile … Continue reading

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My First Fracking Protest in Ft Worth Range Resources VS Rising Tide North Texas

Harriet Irby & I attended the 2011 Rising Tide North Texas fracking protest. That would be me in the respirator. Benzene, my respirator sporting mannequin that Harriet named, wasn’t yet born…..here he is at the Levitt Pavilion in Arlington…. BTW … Continue reading

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