Tag Archives: TCEQ

Launch of New Respirable Crystalline Silica in Construction Standard, 29 CFR § 1926.1153

Yesterday I snapped a picture of a frack job…. Now that the new OSHA silica standard just went into effect 9/23/2017, I wondered if this pad site was in compliance and if the public would FINALLY get protection from flying frack … Continue reading

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Trump Appointing Climate Denier “CO2=Life” Humanities Scholar Kathleen Harnett White to White House Environmental Advisor

  No surprise that Trump is appointing a grand witch of a Climate Denier, Kathleen Harnett White, as White House Environmental Advisor.  It is the lay of land where our current secretary of state, Perry, has had his hand in so … Continue reading

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Why is Renewable Growth NOT on AAPCA’s Greatest Story Ever Told?

UPDATE: Here is the response… That TCEQ allows this incomplete “EXTERNAL” report on it’s website, https://www.tceq.texas.gov/assets/public/agency/external-reports/Air-Annual-Report-from-AAPCA-Greatest-Story-Every-Told-4-17-17.pdfhttps://www.eia.gov/opendata/qb.php?sdid=TOTAL.RETCBUS.A  does not surprise me as I sense that the Oil & Gas interests dominates our state agency, TCEQ, to downplay the importance and growth … Continue reading

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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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2016 & part of 2017 TCEQ Violators Identified: see who sux at their jobs

Thru August of 2016… https://www.tceq.texas.gov/assets/public/comm_exec/agendas/comm/backup/Agendas/2016/10-19-2016/1639MIS.pdf Thru April of 2017… https://www.tceq.texas.gov/assets/public/comm_exec/agendas/comm/backup/Agendas/2017/06-07-2017/0626MIS.pdf Docket detail for NEXT TCEQ meeting….. https://www.tceq.texas.gov/assets/public/comm_exec/agendas/comm/current/2017/170607.pdf …my love letter as usual…. —– Forwarded Message —– From: kim feil <kimfeil@sbcglobal.net> To: “info@SLOVACEK.com” <info@SLOVACEK.com>; “sustainability@tamu.edu” <sustainability@tamu.edu>; “info@burlesoncountytx.com” <info@burlesoncountytx.com> Cc: Brett Shipp … Continue reading

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MSD 17-1 Brownfields Near Veridian NEVER 2 B Cleaned Up FYI email council TODAY!

Friends don’t let friends pollute and yes maybe they do! Search HERE at this link to see if YOU live by an MSD/Brownfields http://solutions.terracon.com/arlington/content/Home.aspx. Speech for council meet: Please deny or at least table MSD 17-1 until a study can … 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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TX wastewater spills under 1,000 gl get to wait to be reported to TCEQ by 20th day of following month

In June I blogged about this..here are the TCEQ conditions for  “monthly reporting of wastewater spills” instead of bothering the state or the operator with immediate reporting… the spill volume is 1,000 gallons or less; it is not associated with … Continue reading

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TCEQ fines in Karnes County Frackland USA-incentiveless?

update read here about illnesses in this area. ——end update———– About fifty miles southeast of San Antonio is a town in Karnes county called Kenedy and their municipality has to pay almost $19,000 in TCEQ water related fines for not abiding … Continue reading

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Estimate 30,000 lbs Formaldehyde Annually Arlington TX City Wide

The Truman Chesapeake drill site by ATT Stadium has a TCEQ registration (2013 PBR #106536) that has estimated emissions as found on the TCEQ Novell system. Note their eleven storage tanks. Per PIR emails two lift compressors were added, one … Continue reading

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