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FYI Colloids …the newfound flowback water contamination risk

Nov 12 2014 UPDATE UPDATE Nov 12 2014…US.practicallaw.com wrote…“Other aspects of well construction and hydraulic fracturing are largely exempt from the CWA. Water, gas and other material that are injected into a well to facilitate oil or gas production are … Continue reading

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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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Nasty radioactive fracking socks need especial disposal

June 2016 UPDATE April 2015 RSOE UPDATE “Last Thursday, April 23, while Dakota Dumpsters was unloading a Greg’s Welding dumpster at the McKenzie County Landfill, a radioactive alarm sounded, immediately alerting Landfill personnel. Because of the serious nature of the … Continue reading

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TENORM Fracking loopholes = Barnett Shale study …what about Seguin Highschool?

  Our city web site says…. *What is a Closed-Loop Mud System? “This is a process where all cuttings that are created by the drilling of the new hole will be transported by truck off location to an approved disposal … Continue reading

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Everything U don’t wanna know about Arlington TX fracking drinking water risk

Update August 2014… Here is a link to 1973-1981 (pre-drilling  water info) “The concentrations of dissolved iron and dissolved manganese are exceptions to this generalization. At site AQ near Arlington Dam, the concentrations of dissolved iron and dissolved manganese in … Continue reading

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Home Rule – will it protect my family from the Truman Cowboy Stadium Chesapeake drill site ?

Here is the letter I sent to the Arlington Health Officer, Cynthia Simmons, asking for Home Rule protection for my family from Chesapeake allowing flowback to vent to the airshed prior to their planned Green Completion. The City of Colleyville’s … Continue reading

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TX Statute 253.005 (c) Arlington ISD & City Council due diligence not found of Urban Drilling Safety

Here is the RRC link on 253.005 Here is an example where AISD input is alarming in that they only care about traffic issues. http://www.arlingtontx.gov/planning/pdf/SUPs/SUP10-21%20SR%20with%20Attach%20for%2010-20-10%20P&Z.pdf “Arlington Independent School District does not oppose the compressor station. The District does, however, request … Continue reading

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Magnablend (and in general Drill Site or Injection Well Site) Runoff Water Testing Coverage Questionable

WFAA Coverage  update…here is the letter to try to remedy the gap   From: Kim Feil <kimfeil@sbcglobal.net> Date: January 29, 2012 7:36:58 PM CST To: ramon.fernandez@rrc.state.tx.us Cc: michael.o’quinn@rrc.state.tx.us Bcc: TXsharon Wilson <sharson@gmail.com>, Robert Rivera <robert.rivera@arlingtontx.gov>, “Dr. Robert Cluck” <robert.cluck@arlingtontx.gov>, Robert Shepard <robert.shepard@arlingtontx.gov>, Jim Parajon <jim.parajon@arlingtontx.gov>, … Continue reading

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Un-Green Completions should be outlawed near residents and students…but it’s not.

UPDATE>>>> Begin forwarded message: From: Kim Feil <kimfeil@sbcglobal.net> Date: May 22, 2012 12:10:53 PM CDT To: steve.turk@chk.com Cc: AskChesapeake@chk.com, aubrey.mcclendon@chk.com, julie.wilson@chk.com, david.porter@rrc.state.tx.us, buddy.garcia@rrc.state.tx.us, barry.smitherman@rrc.state.tx.us, mike.vanderworth@rrc.state.tx.us, jfuquay@star-telegram.com, zsmith@star-telegram.com, “www.ArlingtonVoice.com LLC” <info@arlingtonvoice.com> Subject: Citizen request for Chesapeake to connect separator/pipeline at beginning of flowback, not later. Steve, … Continue reading

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