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201 N Cooper (current Arlington Police Dept.) was a lead smelter site…lovely!

Update on a response to this post: “Hi Kim, interesting post about the steel co that was just north of UTA. I was a student or employee at UTA most of the years between 1968-96. When I started seeing my … Continue reading

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Arlington Airbnb ad link connects more than just cash

Last council meeting on June 28 2016, there was discussion of trying to collect hotel fees for those renting out their homes in our Entertainment District town ….https://www.airbnb.com/s/arlington–tx?af=414650&c=p2v2u_d_eng_102605_34615_P2sm_img_usa&alsm=1&af=&c=&gclid=CMjWzMPN0s0CFQYuaQodb3UOxA Some residents complained of loud parties and problematic parking in residential areas….I … Continue reading

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Business model shortens Arlington lives

UPDATE here is part two of the WFAA coverage by Brett Shipp….http://www.wfaa.com/mb/news/local/investigates/lessons-for-arlington-in-miami-roofed-stadium-financial-flop/254003428# I commented, “I have an idea – get Chesapeake to help the Rangers pay for OUR half…they owe us big time in property devaluations at these drill sites … Continue reading

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Arlington TX FAIL Entertainment/Downtown Development Districts & Neighborhoods in preventing Urban Drilling Nuisance Odors

Arlington we have a problem (no provisions for Urban Drilling Nuisance odors)! —– Forwarded Message —– From: kim feil <kimfeil@sbcglobal.net> To: Trey Yelverton <trey.yelverton@arlingtontx.gov>; Jim Parajon <jim.parajon@arlingtontx.gov>; Robert Rivera <robert.rivera@arlingtontx.gov>; Lana Wolff <lana.wolff@arlingtontx.gov>; Charlie Parker <charlie.parker@arlingtontx.gov>; Jimmy Bennett <jimmy.bennett@arlingtontx.gov>; Michael … 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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Arlington Gas Lift Compressors up to 2.3 million cu ft annual CH4 Losses to atmosphere

The TCEQ Truman (drillsite by ATT Stadium) Chesapeake PBR 2013 estimated emissions as found on the TCEQ Novell system. Note their eleven storage tanks. Per PIR emails two lift compressors were added, one on 12/3/14 and the other on on 5/22/15 … Continue reading

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As GM expands its ( pollution ) for bigger cars…its Chesapeake Gas gagged me last Sunday

Sunday, July 12 around 7:45 pm-ish I was picking up kids at Six Flags and was on Division St in front of the Chesapeake drill site at GM and was hit with a gaseous odor that took my breath away … Continue reading

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