Tag: deaths

  • Time magazine: “Add soap, spin.”

    Well, never let it be said that the energy industries won’t find a way to make a silk purse out of a sow’s ear: At,9171,501061211-1565620,00.html It’s tough to put a positive spin on the massive eruption of mud that has displaced more than 12,000 people and buried a large swath of eastern Java in roiling, […]

  • Frack fluid spill, Buckeye Creek, Doddridge County, West Virginia

    Copied with permission from ——————————————————————————– Buckeye Creek In late August the pit holding fracture flowback “water” for natural gas well 47-017-05815 was breached near Sherwood in Doddridge County (the north central part of the state). The pit was constructed within feet of Buckeye Creek (the state has no requirement for a minimum distance between ground […]

  • 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 […]

  • Followup: What killed those cattle next to a ……………. Chesapeake well in Louisiana?

    From 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 […]

  • Why are we using this stuff anyway?: Rash of fatal residential gas explosions across New England

    So, the natural gas industry wants to increase demand, eh? Here are a few reasons we need to reduce it: this winter’s rash of natural gas explosions in New England suburbs, and the lives lost: 1. One dead in house explosion 2. Gas leak forces evacuations in Keene 3. Woman killed in gas explosion in Somerset Before explosion, gas […]

  • More “Why do we use this stuff?” – McKinney, Texas

    The victims of Atmos Energy’s negligence lingered for over 2 and 5 months, respectively. May 16, 2008 7:10 pm US/CentralSet of Explosions Destroy 3 Homes in McKinney May 18, 2008McKinney explosion witnesses, victims’ families criticize Atmos Energy’s response May 19, 2008 5:10 pm US/CentralMcKinney FD Chief Reveals New Details on Explosion Related stories: […]

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