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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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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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Things you don’t see every day… TCEQ finding a fracking nuisance

Things You don’t see every day….In the seven years I’ve looked at TCEQ complaints/investigations….finally…fracking finally… I get to see an actual admittance of a nuisance violation! This one had a TVA reading of 2,500 ppm during a nitro lift operation … Continue reading

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TCEQ fined Enterprise $477K bad-flare-care+ from 2007-2011

This Houston/Gulf unnecessary emissions “crap” blows to our DFW lungs. FAIL = TCEQ to take so long to fine these folks… and in the interim entertain applications for more pollution! “…a fine of $477,173 against Enterprise Products Operating LLC in Chambers … Continue reading

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Cement dust plume in Arlington Medical District – 911 refers me to code = FAIL

update 3/24/2016 —– Forwarded Message —– From: kim feil <kimfeil@sbcglobal.net> To: Trey Yelverton <trey.yelverton@arlingtontx.gov>; Cynthia Simmons <cynthia.simmons@arlingtontx.gov> Cc: Jeff Williams <jeff.williams@arlingtontx.gov>; Darwin Myers <darwin.myers@txdot.gov>; Richard Williammee <richard.williammee@txdot.gov>; GovDelivery <txdot@service.govdelivery.com>; “asktxdot@txdot.gov” <asktxdot@txdot.gov>; API User <salesforce_api_admin@txdot.gov>; Michael Peters <michael.peters@txdot.gov> Sent: Thursday, March … Continue reading

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Arsenic in Burleson water & Cyanide in Pantego’s municipal drinking water.. thats a TONIC

UPDATE with Burleson’s 2014 water report…much better Arsenic reading of 1.28ppb than 2013’s reading of 4.48ppb (the MCl is 10ppb)…here is their resposne… Ms. Feil, The City of Burleson gets 100% of its drinking water from the City of Fort … Continue reading

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$7,000 Violation Fine in Hispanic 2010 Arlington Drilling Death

Star Telegram reported that 34-year-old Nabor Alvarado of Alvarado was an employee of Trinidad Drilling, a Canadian company working for Chesapeake Energy. Here is the OSHA report…. https://www.osha.gov/pls/imis/establishment.inspection_detail?id=314274556 “On July 13, 2010, a floor crew was assembling and installing the track system for … Continue reading

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Dallas saw intangible cost of peace & good will to residents, VISITORS, & businesses.

—– Forwarded Message —– From: kim feil <kimfeil@sbcglobal.net> To: Mike Rawlings <mike.rawlings@dallascityhall.com>; Scott Griggs <scott.griggs@dallascityhall.com>; Sandy Greyson <sandy.greyson@dallascityhall.com>; “philip.kingston@dallascity.hall” <philip.kingston@dallascity.hall>; “adam.medrano@dallascityhall.com” <adam.medrano@dallascityhall.com>; “carolyn.davis@dallascityhall.com” <carolyn.davis@dallascityhall.com>; “jennifer.gates@dallascityhall.com” <jennifer.gates@dallascityhall.com>; “dwaine.caraway@dallascityhall.com” <dwaine.caraway@dallascityhall.com>; Monica Alonzo <monica.alonzo@dallascityhall.com> Cc: “robert.cluck@arlingtontx.gov” <robert.cluck@arlingtontx.gov>; Robert Rivera <robert.rivera@arlingtontx.gov>; “robert.shepard@arlingtontx.gov” <robert.shepard@arlingtontx.gov>; “jimmy.bennett@arlingtontx.gov” <jimmy.bennett@arlingtontx.gov>; “charlie.parker@arlingtontx.gov” <charlie.parker@arlingtontx.gov>; … Continue reading

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NIOSH found 10 times silica exposure limits at drill sites / Erionite warning

UPDATE Sept 2014 Thanks Vera for this newly released video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BU3zuXG5P_s&feature=youtu.be# update Jan 2014…now there is this erionite gravel dust that is said to not yet be regulated, yet can be more dangerous tha other regulated particulates. Yes and the drilling … Continue reading

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