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Handley Fossil Plant at Lake Arlington next to close? nah! See maps of 3 coal plants closing in TX

Jim Schermbeck wrote October 13 at 11:29am · “Great, great news today. On the heels of announcing the retirement of the old lignite-burning Monticello plant, TXU/Vistra is also retiring its largest lignite-burning Flagship plant – Big Brown – and its … Continue reading

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Firefighter’s Workmans Compensation Woes w/ Latent Cancers From Work Related Emissions Exposures

In defense of Arlington Fire Fighter’s benefits at risk due to Civil Service status for promotions, we stood in protest. Some had posters against Councilman Charlie Parker’s strong views against our hard working fireman being in Civil Service protection, so … Continue reading

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Video of TX Oil & Gas Regulators Having a Pissing Contest

“Terminate or resign” wass the choice given to our Texas Lead Commissioner of Operations, Veteran Oil and Gas Executive, Kimberly Corley by one of three (two were unaware)…more info here, https://pjmedia.com/trending/2017/10/06/texas-railroad-commission-chairman-fire-possible-violations-state-law/amp/. You must read my love letter to our Arlington water … Continue reading

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Oklahoma has most polluted drinking water counties – the fracking connection

Oklahoma’s eight counties represented over one third of the 23 counties with over 50 EPA drinking water violations studied from the last 36 years (starting in late 1980 ending through July 3 in 2017) per the US 24/7 Wall St. report. http://247wallst.com/special-report/2017/08/29/counties-with-the-most-contaminated-water/2/. … 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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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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Subscribe 2 Arlington Water Alerts at https://twitter.com/awu_alerts

Interested in boil notices, broken mains, water restrictions due to drought, etc? This is what you’ve missed so far…… ArlingtonWaterAlerts ‏@awu_alerts May 24 Road closure @Arbrook and 360. Valve repair so please be patient while water crews work. awu# @ArlingtonWater … Continue reading

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Token time! Attend Legal Draft Beer grand opening this Saturday 10% proceeds benefit Arlington Police Foundation

Bar/Breweries are opening up in walking distance from my home in Downtown Arlington! Legal Draft is having their grand opening packages at 500 E Division St, Arlington, Texas 76011 and 10% of the proceeds goes to Arlington Police Foundation! July 23 12 … Continue reading

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As of January 2015 frackers racked up $25 billion debt in TeXas bankruptcies

BizJournal.com reports that “Many of these energy companies amassed large amounts of debt during the shale boom to rapidly grow their businesses and now face significant challenges in today’s climate of low oil prices” and that Texas accounts for 52% of … Continue reading

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Pokemon GO haZards in Arlington Gasland Texas

I bet they have Pokemon near drill sites in Arlington Gasland Texas…we have at least three gas wells per square mile. So aside from finding dead bodies or risking being robbed as told in the article below…take care in your … Continue reading

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