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Short-Term Rentals & Urban Drilling = Arlington Nuisance Land Texas

A ban on bans started with Big Oil & Gas (HB40) having the heavy weight…..Arlington Voice wrote, “Senate Bill 451, which would have prevented Texas cities from banning short-term rentals and writing ordinances regulating the market. Middleton said. ‘The bill … Continue reading

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Cowboy Stadium Cat Piss Smell Story: Arlington Prevention FAIL in Urban Drilling Nuisance Odors & PROXIMITY setbacks

Update we need RETROACTIVE term limits to oust current council as…NO ONE… from our City Council responded to my email below when the Downtown Entertainment District had an odor event near the Cowboy Stadium in 2013 where medics were dispatched … Continue reading

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Will City of Arlington enforce/improve Gas Well Ordinance?

—– Forwarded Message —– From: kim feil <kimfeil@sbcglobal.net> To: Jim Parajon <jim.parajon@arlingtontx.gov>; “jessica.minley@arlingtontx.gov” <jessica.minley@arlingtontx.gov>; “robert.shepard@arlingtontx.gov” <robert.shepard@arlingtontx.gov> Cc: Jeff Matthews <jeff.matthews@arlingtontx.gov>; Trey Yelverton <trey.yelverton@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 Glaspie <michael.glaspie@arlingtontx.gov>; Sheri Capehart … Continue reading

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Dust Odors Electric Motors …How Arlington Gas Drilling Ordinance “CAN” protect YOU

Please send our council a request to enforce 7.01 #6 to use catalytic convertors on the drill sites with lift compressors, thanks. —– Forwarded Message —– From: kim feil <kimfeil@sbcglobal.net> To: Jim Parajon <jim.parajon@arlingtontx.gov>; Trey Yelverton <trey.yelverton@arlingtontx.gov> Cc: Robert Rivera … Continue reading

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RRC says Urban Drilling towns can regulate emission control devices – lets make ’em DO IT!

So ANY resolutions we may ask of our towns should include that at the very least our municipalities regulate emission control devices by MANDATING Best Available Control Technologies and processes- not best accepted practices which equates to least expensive, rural methods … Continue reading

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Re: HB40 should Arlington remove ER response fee-per-well off the books? / UDAD

4/12/2016 Tonight Arlington City Council will vote to repeal probably that $2,400 fee per well to fund AFD emergency response readiness to gas well incidents thats been in litigation. ALSO in question if up for “repeal” is the 14-043 amendment related … Continue reading

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HB40 as the City of Arlington Understands it’s Impact-Unanswered Q’s

UPDATE: This City of Arlington video is from yesterday, June 16, 2015, and discusses their understanding of the impact of HB40. What is pathetic is they show a video of Drew Darby in session addressing the Arlington LABC well control … Continue reading

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Arlington City Council uses Home Rule as weapon of choice while kissing that girl

  Our City Attorney said “there is a realization that the presence of weapons has a chilling effect on citizens’ willingness to attend and participate in the public meeting process.” what hog wash! Council is afraid for their own fracking … Continue reading

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Arlington’s webpage Gas Well info FAILS part II

update Jan 2015… use THIS LINK to get to gas well page….the city moved to a new website format and functionality for this page has been 6-9 months out of commission. http://www.arlington-tx.gov/cdp-gaswells/   Last July of 2013 I outlined some … Continue reading

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Mansfield XTO driller’s fracking comments on proposed ordinance amends

https://mansfield.legistar.com/LegislationDetail.aspx?ID=1659773&GUID=88B6567A-9724-4651-A3A6-EC315D01F7FF&Options=&Search=&FullText=1 CITY OF MANSFIELD – File #: 14-0822 mansfield.legistar.com   XTO COMMENTS TO MANSFIELD CITY COUNCIL ON PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO GAS DRILLING ORDINANCE… note I boldfaced for emphasis and put comments in (parenthesis) “Section 114.13 (B) – XTO strongly disagrees … Continue reading

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