If you’re surprised by this, you haven’t been paying attention.
Subdivision study finds problems from oil pits
By Hayley Kappes
An environmental study by InControl Technologies concluded abandoned oil pits in that section contain traces of benzene and other contaminants.
And, they don’t know who is to blame.
The Texas Railroad Commission, which investigates oil drilling sites, told Marcan drilling never was done in Sedona Section 2, Marcan said.
The railroad commission does not yet know which company or individual drilled on the land, spokeswoman Ramona Nye said.
North Texas has a few hundred abandoned drilling waste pits. You can see some of them in the video below. Years from now, who will we blame for this mess?
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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