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US DOT = 7 mths response on NORM vs TENORM truck fracking exemptions

Here is a link of a response from the US Dept Of Transportation when asked by a trucking company to verify if TENORM is “oil & gas waste exempt” from regulation like NORM is. It took US DOT seven months to respond back…the trucker guy … Continue reading

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Candid EPA 1987 document shows NO history of Federal Overreach

This candid, historic EPA 1987 report (volume 1 of 3) is a must read showing the EPA has had decades upon decades to mitigate fossil fuel extraction risks even before the unconventional/horizontal drilling. This report shows (page II-5) they have been using the same … Continue reading

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Injection Wells are known conduits to ground water contamination-GAO confidential 1989 doc

UPDATE for a GAO 2016 Injection/Water Contamination report…how many decades do we wait?     UPDATE July 3 2015 While the rest of this blog is about known injection wells water contamination I must file this here that  Salemsage reported of fracking contamination”…case from … Continue reading

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Injection Wells history of known ground water contamination / recent seismic activity

This blog was UPDATED 1/25/2013  to include Timesonline article plus my FYI that Arlington and the state of TeXas only test for Barium (which is used in oil and gas drilling) every 9 years.…wow…you’d think they’d want to know if … Continue reading

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Not Your Grandpa’s Gas Wells / Fracking Loophole in Arlington’s Ordinance

Our grandpa’s traditional vertical wells used only 2,000 psi, were not water and chemically intensive, and did not use detonation guns to fracture unconventional shale gas sources at 8-10,000 psi in the air shed of urban, highly populated areas. New … Continue reading

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