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577 cases of TX groundwater contamination in 2016 were Oil & Gas related

Here are some select cut & paste items I found to be of interest that I boldfaced for emphasis, made comments in (non-italics parentheses), or added links in this Joint Groundwater Monitoring and Contamination Report–2016 https://www.tceq.texas.gov/assets/public/comm_exec/pubs/sfr/056-16.pdf “Documented in this report … 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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Cheap Money Fracking Fall Out PAYBACK = SHALE HELL

Two stories of how to frack your friends & your enemy…. Friends (and some unsuspecting folks too) of the fracking process got fracked with Cheap Money per this Bloomberg report…”But fracking wouldn’t have gained so much momentum so quickly without so many … Continue reading

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General Motors Chesapeake padsite’s Benzene UNDERESTIMATED 75% (120 lbs/yr)

UPDATE February 18 2016 —– Forwarded Message —– From: kim feil <kimfeil@sbcglobal.net> To: Chris Klaus <cklaus@nctcog.org>; Chris Kite <chris.kite@tceq.texas.gov> CC: xxxx Sent: Thursday, February 18, 2016 4:17 PM Subject: {NCTCA} GM’s padsite was by 75% on Benzene-how can NCTCOG/TCEQ write … Continue reading

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Urban Drilling correlates w/almost TRIPLE TTHM in Arlington TX drink’n water + 2009 anomaly (spill ?)

UPDATE —– Forwarded Message —– From: kim feil <kimfeil@sbcglobal.net> To: “charles.maguire@tceq.texas.gov” <charles.maguire@tceq.texas.gov> Cc: Chris Turner <chris.turner@house.texas.gov>; “chris.turner@house.state.tx.us” <chris.turner@house.state.tx.us>; Congressman Joe Barton <joe.barton@houseenews.net>; “konni.burton@senate.state.tx.us” <konni.burton@senate.state.tx.us> Sent: Monday, November 19, 2018 11:06 AM Subject: O& G produced water exempt from Clean Water Act-Class 1 injection well risks … Continue reading

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RRC allows produced WASTE water releases 4 free if for ag or watering wildlife – no NORM testing required!

update here is a RRC website admit they use drilling waste for road base…lovely! My cliff note to readers in this blog is that before Barnett Shale operators switch from injecting produced water to disposal wells to discharging it into … Continue reading

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Arlington Fire Dept. 300 Gallon Diesel Fuel Spill ‘stank up’ UT Arlington Campus

Arlington Fire Department Fuel Spill Flowed to UT Arlington campus…wow just wow…my kid goes to my alumni wasteland campus-yep they have an onsite gas well complex there too. On Saturday, November 30 2015 a diesel fuel spill was detected. Here is … Continue reading

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Lake Arlington padsite 1900 W Green Oaks

UPDATE City of Arlington Q4 2014 inspection report  for the padsite of gas wells (not the compressor station)…this is the padsite 1.7 miles east of the compressor station…

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Why a Ban on Injection Wells is TWOFOLD NECESSARY

To know me is to ban me says the Injection Well silently smiling as he swallows the toxic load into mother earths gut. TWOFOLD NECESSARY= 1) groundwater contamination (injection wells casing failures) 2) seismic events increasing in intensity (build out of injection … Continue reading

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Employees of RRC lose jobs VS TCEQ find jobs – difference is Violations Found…Or Not

After reading about two terminated workers at the RRC who actually tried to do their job, I thought about that lone TCEQ rep that actually reported smelling a natural gas & pesticide odor and experienced health effects while on an investigation at … Continue reading

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