From Calvin Tillman’s blog: http://www.baddish.blogspot.com/ When taking over as mayor of DISH, the first question that was asked by the local media outlets was to respond to the fact that our property values as a whole had decreased considerably from the past year. This is where small towns and cities get the bulk of their funding, […]
EPA: “Many activities in gas well drilling (and) hydraulic fracturing … involve injecting water and other fluids into the well and have the potential to create cross-contamination of aquifers.”
In a story published on 8/27/09, Jon Hurdle of Reuters reports: U.S. finds water polluted near gas-drilling sites PHILADELPHIA, Aug 27 (Reuters) – U.S. government scientists have for the first time found chemical contaminants in drinking water wells near natural gas drilling operations, fueling concern that a gas-extraction technique is endangering the health of people […]
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. […]
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 http://txsharon.blogspot.com/2009/04/barnett-shale-industries-dish-it-out-to.html 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 […]