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$38.2 million given to RRC from Rainy Day Fund in 2018-2019 state budget for Abandoned Well Clean Up – One third of TX 438,000 O&G wells are INACTIVE, over 6,000 are abandoned

Since 1984 the state responsible for regulating the oil & gas industry has plugged 40,000 wells. Of recent, we are averaging about 1400-1500 well plugging a year on abandoned wells. https://www.mrt.com/business/oil/article/Railroad-Commission-exceeds-well-plugging-goal-14471016.php?fbclid=IwAR0nCaHZOxA4RqJtMSm3LpFR_yOrfMKEe7B-a_XG1yW77zZgPhyLcxkX9zI “Rainy Day Fund. Nye said for the FY 2018-19 … Continue reading

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TX Oil & Gas RRC regulator says 3,221 operators with Unsatisfied Enforcement Orders

—– Forwarded Message —– From: kim feil <kimfeil@sbcglobal.net> To: Open Records <open.records@rrc.texas.gov>; Open Records <open.records@rrc.state.tx.us> Sent: Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 9:48:39 AM CDT Subject: TWO ORR requests 1) In this video I am testifying in front of the RRC at the Hilton by the … Continue reading

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GoodNews/BadNews on North TX Induced FrackQuake by Injection Risks

A study will be released relating to the Barnett Shale induced seismicity and how north Texans should prepare for a possible 6.5 earthquake. So I emailed one of the scientists of the study, Peter Hennings, who is the Principal Investigator for The … 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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Pictures of Lake Arlington Flooding

UPDATE: Bluestone withdrew its request for injection well near Lake Arlington. —————— Here is the proposed location of the BlueStone Resources Injection Well where the red flag is. Note the lines under the lake, our drinking water source, is littered … Continue reading

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Arlington Councilman Parker was incorrectly ASSured plugged wells pose NO future problems. WOW

Texas RRC Statewide Rule 14 provides (see state law and video here) for the plugging of abandoned wells in certain cases (like if the driller cannot afford to do so). BUT WAIT!…This June 19 2016 article says the states don’t have … Continue reading

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1 ppm H2S @ Ft Worth Arc Park – unknown long term health effects

“Little information is available on the health effects from low-level exposures. The small body of available information varies widely. By Scott Simonton, Ph.D., PE, Morgan Spears The Arc Park site is one in Ft Worth that I have blogged about … 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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RRC treats produced water like feral cats

Regis the Feral cat says “don’t frack up our drinking water with reckless permit process”. West of the 98th meridian frackers in Texas can just treat and release those produced waters like a feral cat! Additionally, stripper wells are afforded … Continue reading

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