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Drinking Water HDPE Piping not Benzene Resistant use larger diameter or composite in our MSD & Urban Drilling Arlington TX town

Arlington TX allows MSD’s to forever forgive clean up of known groundwater and soil contamination (like where the old gasoline stations used to be). MSD is a Municipal Setting Designation where our Good Arlington TX Council People vote to forever … Continue reading

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Hurricane Harvey Refinery Upset Pics- Benzene Pollution Info

10/3/2017 Here is the EPA link to individual superfund sites (that were Harvey-disturbed?) update, https://response.epa.gov/site/doc_list.aspx?site_id=12353. Here is the EPA/TCEQ update: EPA/TCEQ: updated status of systems affected by Harvey “Air quality improving, number of water systems operational increasing in affected areas. … Continue reading

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Mersorb for those Pesky South TeXas HIGH Mercury NG Concentrations

Typically urban air holds .000007 mg mercury per cubic meter writes Nucon in selling their Mersorb Mercury absorbing product. Locations in South Texas have shown Mercury concentrations in NATURAL GAS ranging from 0.002 mg/m3 to over 4.5 mg/m3. “The Threshold Limit Values-Time Weighted … Continue reading

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MSD 17-1 Brownfields Near Veridian NEVER 2 B Cleaned Up FYI email council TODAY!

Friends don’t let friends pollute and yes maybe they do! Search HERE at this link to see if YOU live by an MSD/Brownfields http://solutions.terracon.com/arlington/content/Home.aspx. Speech for council meet: Please deny or at least table MSD 17-1 until a study can … Continue reading

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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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