Funny you should mention cream
Fromhttp://www.timesleader.com/news/Gas-lease_offer__lsquo_excites_rsquo__area_group_09-16-2009.html Gas-lease offer ‘excites’ area group After ’08 deal dies, Wyoming County Landowners expect Chesapeake Energy deal “We knew that we wanted a company that could afford to buy 37,000 acres … that could not only buy us, but drill us,” Lines-Burgess [landowners’ coalition secretary] said. “In order to do that, we knew we had to go for […]
Expert: “The industry has too little concern for …….. public health, for our groundwater resources, and for facts.”
Letter published today in the Cleveland Sun Star Courier: by James W. Cowden, Guest Columnist Monday August 31, 2009, 9:24 AM This is being sent as a result of the several letters on oil and gas drilling that have appeared in your pages over the past month. The other paper has also published material including […]
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. […]
Why is Broome County hiring a lobbyist at taxpayer expense, against the interests of most of its citizens, to lobby for a wealthy & powerful industry that wrote the book on lobbying? (and does very, very well all by itself)
An e-mail from one citizen & taxpayer to Barbara Fiala: I am writing in regard to Broome County’s decision to hire a lobbyistto urge Albany not to get “bogged down” in its environmental review ofdrilling in the Marcellus Shale. The shale gas drilling techniques that have come into use over thelast decade were developed in […]
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 […]
5 natural gas drilling workers hospitalized after exposure to acid in well site accident
http://www.wtrf.com/story.cfm?func=viewstory&storyid=59425 Five Natural Gas Workers Hospitalized After Exposure to Acid NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV – According to WTRF-TV, as of May 20, five men were under observation in Wetzel County Hospital after being exposed to what Chesapeake Energy called “battery acid.” The station reported “Chesapeake Energy says there was no fire at the well site, just ‘an […]
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 […]
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 […]