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Up to 17% Methane Leak Rates Found Making NG worse than Coal by 80 Times!

UPDATE  (aerial flyovers? detect less than the drive bys) but still the EPA is off by at least half! —– Forwarded Message —– From: kim feil <kimfeil@sbcglobal.net> To: Jeff Williams <jeff.williams@arlingtontx.gov>; Trey Yelverton <trey.yelverton@arlingtontx.gov>; Kathryn Wilemon <kathryn.wilemon@arlingtontx.gov>; Sheri Capehart <sheri.capehart@arlingtontx.gov>; Lana Wolff … 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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Cheniere fracked in exporting US gas – import drnkn’ water better bet?

In reading about the delay of our first LNG exports due to instrumentation problems, I commented about one day needing to IMPORT drinking water….in response to one ill-informed commenter who said NG was plentiful & green, I said… “Look up … Continue reading

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Only the monster gathering compressor stations have to detect, fix, & report?

July 2015 update…There has been a posting in the July 7 edition of Environmental Science & Technology on the subject matter of Barnett Shale methane leaks. Also in Pennsylvania Philly.com reported fly over air studies of methane leaks are underway… End … Continue reading

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NIOSH/CDC study = HEY dat’s ol’ BENZENE in dem’ dare’ #fracking flowback tanks!

Here is the link to the CDC/NIOSH study released 8/21/14 on the Benzene exposure to workers during flowback. In my comment I speak of how closed, pressurized, ventless flowback tanks should be the energy standard, not open hatch tanks. State Impact … Continue reading

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2014 update / 2003 TCEQ admittance of injection well water contamination

Dec 2014 UPATE… A Duke professor reported that chloride, bromide, sodium, manganese, strontium and barium have been found in Wolf Creek  that may be linked to migration from a nearby waste water injection well in Virginia.  These are chemicals linked to fracking … Continue reading

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HAZMAT Residential Radon leak in area previously mined reveals similar risk for urban drilling?

1/7/16 UPDATE did U know?…ATSDR says that  Radon is used: to predict earthquakes, in the study of atmospheric transport, and in exploration for petroleum and uranium ….end update…. So is it logical to ponder that shale gas leaks can cause … Continue reading

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Fighting Fracking Fires with Perfluorochemical Fuels Water Contamination Risks

On a FB post above pic is from 12/21/2013 In this report, I noted how the reporter focused on how effective and timely a Class B fire extinguishing “device” did its job, but was this device’s chemical contents deployed at the … Continue reading

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Sid Subsidence verses BenZene Arlington double jeopardy?

Things R coming to a head in the Barnett Shale and NOT just for those with water wells finding more and more Methane (like in Parker County recently). And thanks to the UTA Tex Well study, we now know that some … Continue reading

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Questar natural gas leaked 4 hours – 3 million cu ft lost to global warming – “just a rural area”

I just emailed Questar Pipeline and am blogging to S H A M E them…please cut and paste and email them too! Questar natural gas leaked 4 hours – 3 million cu ft lost to global warming – “just a … Continue reading

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