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“Patterson 219 red mountain Quinton ok they where drilling second hole” Rig Fire FIVE Men Missing

“Patterson 219 red mountain Quinton ok they where drilling second hole” was one of the comments by Ethan Snyder that I read….on the live feed. Here are a couple of snippet pics I stole…

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Urban Drill First – access safety manuel 7 years later

Update 7/9/15  here is a manuel geared to the oil & gas industry on driver safety.   http://www.ogj.com/whitepapers/2015/06/three-tips-to-improve-safety-in-the-oil-field.html?eid=288262587&bid=1109466 Diagram by Mike Norton/geologist page 25 of manuel.

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Open Record Fees = Transparency NOT on Arlington Agenda for Gas Wells Website

Update 1/2014  I am working to get all the Arlington Fire Dept gaswell “GWEL” dispatch reports. So far I have received at no charge an Excel spreadsheet report, but it missed (at least) two dispatch report numbers. One on 4/11/11 of … Continue reading

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25% of CHK & KWK Barnett Shale ASSets $old to foreign interests-so much for energy independence

BYE BYE American Owned Energy Independence …. Ooops another reason to “drill baby drill” jus’ flew the coop! QUICKSILVER ANNOUNCES SALE TO TOKYO GAS OF 25% INTEREST IN BARNETT SHALE ASSETS “On March 29, 2013, Quicksilver Resources Inc. (KWK) announced … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Cluster confirmed /zip 75028 claims mother of 7 in Flower Mound in 2012

update 12/11/14 Center for Public Integrity reported of this Flower Mound Texas zip code study that… “This spring an article in an environmental law journal said that if the state had used a 95-percent calculation, more typical in such cases, it would … Continue reading

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Nuisance Ordinance not being enforced- Chesapeake odor event two miles strong in Arlington Entertainment District

UPDATE Less than a year later the Truman drill site by the ATT Cowboys Stadium had an odor event that stank up the Entertainment District in Arlington, yet NO NUSIANCE VIOLATION was found!… And here is the map from Harwell … Continue reading

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Arlington TX City Council Candidates Response to Drilling Question

The question was “What changes, if any, would you make to existing city policies dealing with natural gas drilling? Is the city doing enough to ensure the safety and protect the interests of its residents?” http://c3.thevoterguide.org/v/dallasmuni12/ Place 1 Mike Becknal: I … Continue reading

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Gas release at Matlock and Debbie Lane two schools locked down

  Here are excepts from the original news report….(MY COMMENTS INTERJECTED WITH PARENTHESIS) Release at Mansfield natural gas drilling site investigated (by Rusty Ward = fail)   MANSFIELD — The unexpected venting of natural gas at a Carrizo Oil & … Continue reading

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Dallas about to frack up Houston’s drinking water source?

The Trinity River is the major drinking water source for over 50% of ALL Texas residents On Mar 19, 2012, at 3:37 PM, Marc McCord wrote: To Whom It May Concern, As you are probably aware, the City of Dallas … Continue reading

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Arlington Chamber Thwarting Public Safety over Commerce?

UPDATE…THE ARLINGTON CITY COUNCIL DECIDED TO VOTE FOR THE UPGRADE REQUESTED BY THE FIRE CHIEF TO CHARGE THE DRILLERS A PERMIT FEE THAT PAYS FOR THE FIRE DEPARTMENT TO BE BETTER EQUIPPED TO RESPOND TO DRILLING EMERGENCIES. YEAH!! I like … Continue reading

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