The following pictures were taken from the back yard of a regular reader. She and her husband both have severe Emphysema and are rightly concerned about their air quality because this isn’t the only rig in her immediate area.
STATE DATA SUPPORTS CONCLUSIONS OF EDF/SMU STUDY ON BARNETT SHALE EMISSIONS
Emissions of smogforming nitrogen oxides and volatile organic emissions for the entire 19-counties of the Barnett Shale area were approximately 200 tons per day.
The oil and gas industry stubbornly disputed Armandariz’s study allowing these emissions to continue and thereby endangering public health and safety.
The next picture is from a different rig at Bob White and Arbrook in Arlington. Check out the
high tech sloppy water hook-up.
About Sharon Wilson
Sharon Wilson is considered a leading citizen expert on the impacts of shale oil and gas extraction. She is the go-to person whether it’s top EPA officials from D.C., national and international news networks, or residents facing the shock of eminent domain and the devastating environmental effects of natural gas development in their backyards.
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Makes you wonder who is paying for all that water, while residents can't dare use sprinklers in the daytime…