Scientists call for more Dish air studies
11:55 PM CDT on Thursday, October 29, 2009
By Peggy Heinkel-Wolfe / Staff Writer
They seem to be most concerned about the high levels of benzene found in DISH but there were other dangerous toxins, carcinogens and neurotoxins found in “amazing and very high levels.”
Residents became concerned about their health at a town hall meeting earlier this month, when they learned that the consultant found elevated levels of benzene and other carcinogens, as well as sulfides and other neurotoxins.
An EDF analysis found
Wise County, Texas has Most VOC’s in Region
Wise County has 42 tons per day of VOCs.
The Environmental Defense Fund says: TCEQ Attention to Barnett Shale Air Pollution: Better Late Than Never
Update because this is just too precious: Chesapeake’s official was surprised at the levels of benzene in Barnett Shale air WFAA
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