Tag: hazardous

  • 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 […]

  • 19 head of cattle dead from chemical exposure in …… field next to Chesapeake / Schlumberger frack job 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 […]

  • Manhattan Community Board 2 Resolution: “Ban hydraulic fracturing in natural gas drilling statewide”

    Community Board No. 2, Manhattan, Resolution Environment, Public Health, and Public Safety CommitteeMarch 18, 2009PUBLIC HEARING Resolution calling on the New York State Legislature, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, and New York State Governor David Paterson to PROHIBIT DRILLING FOR NATURAL GAS WITHIN NEW YORK STATE. Whereas, Natural gas exploration and production […]

  • Industry lies: Mayor of DISH, TX, on “the camel’s nose in the tent” – or what happens to a small town when it believes what the industry reps say

    Thanks to for this story: From Calvin Tillman, Mayor of DISH, TexasI continue to bring up the negative illustrations of the impact the numerous pipelines, compressors and metering stations which have forced themselves upon our small community. In fighting the last four years, it has been a hope of mine that at some point the assault […]

  • Hazardous stimulation fluid leaked from overturned rig

    Hydrofluoric acid is a gas extraction stimulation fluid:––Hydrofluoric-Acid-Stimulation-of-Sandstone Reservoirs?d=305ECAF73DBA21C942E1F42B94FBA2CC8919EC34772E7F46B2154E42EC8AF57526874 All lanes on Route 33 now open; truck with hazardous spill has been cleaned up Aerial photo of tanker on its side on Route 33 this morning, slowly leaking hydrofluoric acid. The area has been evacuated. David Kidwell/Pocono RecordMarch 21, 2009 All lanes are now […]

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