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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….. Advertisements

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LABC info here w/history to boot (and coots) – no pun intended

UPDATE 4/14/15 The Star Telegram reported of today’s meeting “….thousands of gallons of salty, pressurized frack water to begin back-flowing out of a well….Crowson said. “They called us a couple hours too late. There was already frack fluid water flowing … Continue reading

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NINE workers D E A D – airshed tank hazards

3/2016 Update make that NINE worker deaths as mentioned here    end update ——– Oct 2014 eenews UPDATE  “An EnergyWire investigation identified the cases of the four men — Bergsing, Buckles, Blaine Otto and Trent Vigus — from OSHA databases. EnergyWire then … Continue reading

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Arlington Gas Drilling Ordinance Opposed by Industry

While I found it needed a hell of a lot more work in Air Quality Protections, the industry came out in full friggn’ force last night to oppose the changes in our woefully inadequate ordinance.  Although only given two minutes … Continue reading

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More Health Effects/Deaths to Report – the Health Dept. needs to be involved!

Yesterday I attended a funeral of Mr Ed who had a hole in his lung and lived in the gas patch of Arlington TX-summer pneumonia?  In the article below, Ft Worth is monitoring for health effects near drilling-what is Arlington/Pantego/Dalworthington Gardens and … Continue reading

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UPDATE valve stuck open…again?..Almost 1,230,000 ppb VOC at urban NG compressor station near Arlington TX

Update…I was asked to make a record on this blog and on Facebook that today, 8/24/2011, Dakota Lee of DFW Midstream said that they will put a vapor recovery system on the dump valve. We aim to follow up on … Continue reading

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Imagine this spectacular gas well fire in Arlington…

A few months ago as if we didn’t already have enough problems with wildfires, heres one drilling accident that caused a (10 day?) fire that scortched either 5 or 50 miles depending on which news article you read. http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/newsmedia/releases/?req=20110406a&nrtype=all&nrspan=2011&nrsearch  says… … Continue reading

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When the lights went out April 11 2011 all Fracking Hell broke loose at two different padsites

That fateful night on April 11 2011, there was …not one BUT TWO emission events at the Chesapeake/Fulson site, (which sickened a resident)  AND SIMULTANEOUSLY at the Dalworthington Garden’s XTO/Pappy Elkins site that may have been PREVENTABLE via earlier reported … Continue reading

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TCEQ’s “First Glance” equipment is NOT sensitive enough to detect long term Benzene Effect Screening Levels at 1.4ppb

Since the City of Arlington inspections are NOT at the Carrizo UTArlington on campus gas well site because it is state property.   Is the city at least getting copies of these TCEQ inspections? Will that information be on our city … Continue reading

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What is that sickly, sweet smell in Arlington?..BenZene is that you?

For me to have smelled that sweet odor twice yesterday (Saturday 7/30 at 10:30 am and at 12:30 noon)…I wonder who is fracing near me? Or is it the UT Arlington glycol units? Or is it all those mom and … Continue reading

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