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#SaveLakeArlington What OSHA says about Produced Waters’ RADIOACTIVITY

In looking for more info on how a south Texas valley rancher lost his leg and rhino from radioactive poisoned piping that was repurposed as fencing (courtesy of the Oil & Gas industry decades ago), I found THIS doc …….. … Continue reading

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Exercise USDOT exempt from exempt loophole found against O&G industry

I see a loophole NOT yet exercised in transporting this waste currently being exempted from being called “hazardous” which may NOT be EXEMPT if exceeding the USdot thresholds for TENORM.  This is where I am gifting you (Arlington Mayor and … Continue reading

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Relaxed Frack for RENEWABLE Energy Banking

Our RRC commissioner, Ryan Sitton in the above photo, pointed out at a recent Earth Day speech in Dallas on injection wells that they “return that water back where it came from” suggesting in some imagined fashion of no harm done? The RRC … Continue reading

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Microbes Resistant to Chlorine while Arlington Celebrates 10 yr Fracking Cash Cow = Water Change & Health Risk

Ten years already? The City of Arlington has a fracking slush fund to keep the citizens pacified while homeowner rights to live in an UNindustrialized neighborhood continues to be trampled.  Council has a conflict of interest to approve the drill … Continue reading

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RADIOACTIVE tampons ? ask Texas A&M Agrilife to check the NORM

Just when U thought GMO cotton was nasty….how bout’ the prospect of (fracking related) RADIOACTIVE tampon risk! —– Forwarded Message —– From: kim feil <kimfeil@sbcglobal.net> To: “marketing@energywatersolutions.com” <marketing@energywatersolutions.com>; “help@agrilife.org” <help@agrilife.org>; “AgriLifeCR@tamu.edu” <AgriLifeCR@tamu.edu> Cc: Ph.D. Avner Vengosh <vengosh@duke.edu> Sent: Wednesday, February … Continue reading

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Frack Wastewater + add Acid Mine Drainage water = Removal of Radionuclides

After reading this report, I want to point out that nobody at the federal level (due to oil & gas exemptions) regulates frack wastes for radiation! http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/122-a50/   Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP) February 2014 issue has a report entitled…. “Radionuclides in Fracking Wastewater: … 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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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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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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HDPE is not BTEX safe…Q’s that need answers before drilling fluids R piped to Injection Wells OR to a Vaporization Station

No Easy Disposal on drilling waste, plus these are questions that need to be answered for public health concerns before any decisions can be made whether the produced water is piped to an injection site OR to a evaporation station. From: Kim … Continue reading

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