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Attn. TX water drinkers – email now re HB1818

Please email and/or call all members of the Texas Energy Resource Committee regarding the Texas Railroad Commission Sunset Bill HB1818 they will vote on Monday, March 6. Also call or email your local House representative. Ask them to strengthen HB1818 … Continue reading

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Kermit Wink Sink Texas gone in a BLINK?

Read at the end of this story the FULL witness account of THE WINK SINK on that fateful day on June 3 of 1980 where a contractor went to check for pipeline leaks on Gulf Oil’s 24 inch pipeline and watched … Continue reading

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Arlington Councilman Parker was incorrectly ASSured plugged wells pose NO future problems. WOW

Texas RRC Statewide Rule 14 provides (see state law and video here) for the plugging of abandoned wells in certain cases (like if the driller cannot afford to do so). BUT WAIT!…This June 19 2016 article says the states don’t have … Continue reading

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Oklahoma frack STACK plays in the quake shake zones

Previously, STACK wells were conventional, vertical wells that went through different stacks of shale (pay zones). Today in the news is the STACK play in Oklahoma in the Meramec shale which stands for: Sooner Trend (oil field), Anadarko (basin), & counties, Canadian and Kingfisher. STACK … Continue reading

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RRC treats produced water like feral cats

Regis the Feral cat says “don’t frack up our drinking water with reckless permit process”. West of the 98th meridian frackers in Texas can just treat and release those produced waters like a feral cat! Additionally, stripper wells are afforded … Continue reading

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RRC allows produced water releases free if for ag or watering wildlife no NORM testing required!

update here is a RRC website admit they use drilling waste for road base…lovely! My cliff note to readers in this blog is that before Barnett Shale operators switch from injecting produced water to disposal wells to discharging it into … Continue reading

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Derailed TRAIN – Corsicana TX flooded I45 shut down – what about Class II injection wells for purposeful water flooding?

Before hurricane Patricia even went down in history for setting records, flooding was fixn’ our Texas drought. This morning I awoke to learn in Corsicana that I45 (south of Dallas) was shut down due to flooding. Then I saw where … Continue reading

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Orphan Wells… is Arlington at Risk?

“…the Groundwater Protection Council, a nonprofit made up of state water agencies, found orphaned wells caused about one in five incidences of recorded oil and gas groundwater contamination in Ohio and Texas. Plugging a well—removing equipment and filling holes with … Continue reading

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Arlington TX watershed moment 1:46 into vid that Urban Drilling impacts weren’t studied beforehand

The city of Arlington hosted a one sided, profracking discussion panel on “urban drilling” (fracking). Viewers of this video are invited to comment on how unsuccessful they made us feel that our health, well being, and property values were NOT … Continue reading

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Pipeline Spill Near Mineral Wells TX – scorched earth tale-tell = FAIL

http://alerts.skytruth.org/report/bb67ca33-d10b-3e24-9bb8-9026470c0cff#c=stae  

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