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Comment implicates ruined Aledo well water by fracking

The Star Telegram article headline reads: “Foes say Lake Arlington injection well would threaten drinking water” http://www.star-telegram.com/news/local/community/fort-worth/article137417708.html And two comments are as follows…..

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City of Arlington considered building/owning NG Power Plant in Mitchell County but is now….

UPDATE 8/6/16 My council person, Charlie Parker responded on the issue… SAT 1:27PM The Council chose not to go that route and we have a 9 yr. contract with TXU for a little less than 3.9 cents per KWH   … Continue reading

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How #FRAckONcraCK gets into MUNICIPAL drinking water

UPDATE: Sadly, a company called Water Rescue Services in Midland had a deadly explosion when 23 yr old Julian Gallardo was mixing CHEMICALS. Scientists say to use NON-chemical ways to treat these waters to avoid unwanted disinfection by-products.  http://www.pennenergy.com/articles/pennenergy/2016/01/oil-and-gas-worker-dies-in-explosion-while-mixing-chemicals-in-texas.html This … 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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Arlington Drinking Water at risk… Radiation increases – Drilling and Seaway Pipeline THREATS

Back on the City of Arlington’s 2001 Drinking Water Report we only reported one detectable radioactive effulent called Beta/Photon Emitters. But in 2004, we added Gross Alpha Particles AND Radium 228. Look at the photos of my recent blog of a … Continue reading

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Spill could affect 8th largest TX reservoir for Arlington’s drinking water source

Report Details NRC Report ID: 1064866 Incident Time: 2013-10-31 02:00:00 Nearest City: Buffalo, TX Location: ADAMS A-11 Incident Type: STORAGE TANK Material: PRODUCED WATER/SALT WATER Medium Affected: WATER Suspected Responsible Party: ANADARKO SkyTruth Analysis Lat/Long: 31.518611, -96.140000 (Explicit) Reported Spill Volume: … Continue reading

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Bromide in Drilling Mud Spills as suspect, Bromate shows up on Water Quality Reports

May 2016 update….Drilling towns should be extra cautious of Bromide2Bromate. Bromide is in drilling mud and they do like to mudfarm that stuff in texas (without radionuclide testing). Bromate can be reduced at the water treatment plants via changing the method … Continue reading

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Arlington Water Director looking beyond age/material of pipe failures (near drilling)

UPDATE Aug 2014.. —– Forwarded Message —– From: kim feil <kimfeil@sbcglobal.net> To: Buzz Pishkur <buzz.pishkur@arlingtontx.gov> Sent: Monday, August 4, 2014 1:49 PM Subject: has the corrosive properties of Chloramine been looked at as reason for bursting water mains? http://www.waterrf.org/resources/Lists/PublicSpecialReports/Attachments/9/LeadCorrosion.pdf http://chloramine.org/effectsonplumbing.htmContinue reading

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Lake Arlington Compressor Station’s Formaldehyde not such a mystery?

Dec 7 2015 update Kinder Morgan (midstream) is having issues $$$…hope Crestwood doesn’t cut corners…left council/Stuart Young an email warning. —– Forwarded Message —– From: kim feil <kimfeil@sbcglobal.net> To: Stuart Young <stuart.young@arlingtontx.gov> Cc: Michael Glaspie <michael.glaspie@arlingtontx.gov>; Robert Shepard <robert.shepard@arlingtontx.gov>; Robert … Continue reading

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Drink water? Former Mobil VP Reasons UNconventional fracking not proven safe

Ellen Cantarow of Truthout interviewed Louis W. Allstadt, a former vice president of Mobil Oil. It was painfully obvious to me that he honorably gave up a tranquil, restful, retirement to “do the right thing” in working to educate us on how unproven safe … Continue reading

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