Let’s not have to learn the hard way
We don’t have to wonder how New York State could be affected by HD/HVHF (horizontal drilling / high-volume hydraulic fracturing. All we have to do is look at what’s happened – and happening – in other states. Here’s a voice from the Barnett Shale in Texas: “We have learned that the industry we are dealing […]
Ohio: Gas well accident causes dangerous leak in residential neighborhood
July 8, 2009 – A landscaper’s backhoe struck a gas well in Mayfield Heights, near Cleveland, Ohio, forcing the evacuation of apartments and businesses, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer and News Channel 5. According to a spokesperson for NEOGAP, the accident occurred during the routine process of “reclaiming” the well site – that is, regrading […]
McKean County, PA: Does Schreiner’s ‘right’ to ……….. extract natural gas supersede residents’ RIGHT to clean water and safe homes?
Does Schreiner’s ‘right’ to extract natural gas supersede residents’ right to clean water and safe homes? And does the industry’s ‘right’ to process natural gas supersede the neighborhood’s right to clean air? These folks didn’t move into this neighborhood knowing their air and water was going to be ruined. They had good water and air. […]
Update on Louisiana cattle deaths from hydraulic fracturing: “No state agency took responsibility for testing”
From The Shreveport Times: The ‘stuff’ killed the cows, sheriff says • Prator questions whether drilling company has reported incident. By Vickie Welborn • [email protected] • June 25, 2009 That’s Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator’s assessment of what contributed to the deaths of 17 cows in late April near a natural gas drilling location south of […]
Top Ten Reasons Why Stone Gas Drilling Rocks
MB’s TOP TEN REASONS WHY STONE GAS DRILLING ROCKS 10. Creates jobs for road repair crews, EMTs, lawyers, nurses, physicians, marriage counselors, firefighters, law enforcement officers, & meth dealers & has added bonus of providing extra income for corrupt politicians 9. Drilling noise easily drowns out next-door neighbor’s kid’s garage band 8. Devastated landscape, loss […]
Followup: What killed those cattle next to a ……………. Chesapeake well in Louisiana?
From http://arklatexhomepage.com/content/fulltext/?cid=62992 Update On Dead Cows In Caddo Parishby Erica BennettThursday, May 7, 2009 @06:16pm CST “The scene of a cow pasture in south Caddo Parish Wednesday was calm, uneventful and peaceful. But, that was not the case a week ago. A spill from a natural gas well caused at least 20 cows to drop […]
Encana, why’d you bother lining that pit at all?
May 14, 2009 – Encana buries frack pit waste onsite – right over a drinking water source. Colorado regulators are asleep at the switch. New York’s DEC inspectors are required to visit well sites just 3 times: before work begins, when the surface casing is cemented, and after the site is “reclaimed.” You thinking what I’m […]
Natural gas leak & explosion at shopping mall: ……… flash fire & shrapnel wound 9
http://cms.firehouse.com/content/article/article.jsp?sectionId=46&id=63728FORESTVILLE, Md. – Five firefighters and one gas company employee were burned in an apparent natural gas explosion at a shopping center in Forestville. Some were seriously burned, but they have not said if any of the injuries were life threatening. All six have been transported to the Washington Hospital Center’s burn unit. As many as […]
DEP: Schreiner Oil & Gas Co responsible for contamination of at least 7 water supplies in McKean County, PA
N E W S R E L E A S E COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIADept. of Environmental ProtectionNorthwest Regional Office230 Chestnut St.Meadville, PA 16335 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE5/4/2009 CONTACT:Freda TarbellPhone: (814) 332-6816 DEP IDENTIFIES RESPONSIBILITY FOR BRADFORD TOWNSHIP GAS MIGRATION/WATER SUPPLY PROBLEMS MEADVILLE – The Department of Environmental Protection has determined that Schreiner Oil […]
19 head of cattle dead from chemical exposure in …… field next to Chesapeake / Schlumberger frack job
http://www.shreveporttimes.com/article/20090429/NEWS01/904290368/1060 http://www.shreveporttimes.com/article/20090430/NEWS01/90430061/0/NEWS Click on links for complete story and photo galleries DEQ: ‘Nobody is owning up to it’ By Vickie Welborn • [email protected] • April 29, 2009 Photo Galleries Cow Death Investigation Cow Death Investigation II SPRING RIDGE – An unidentified substance that apparently flowed from a natural gas drilling site into a pasture is is being […]