The FW Weekly has all the details. LINK
I have not seen the bill yet. I hope it prohibits radioactive tracers.
Here is a link to SB 772
The bill does not specifically call for non-toxic tracers and does not specifically address radioactive materials. But, there is a clause requiring the commission to make sure the tracer will not endanger public health.
(2) the commission has determined that the use of the tracer substance in a hydraulic fracturing treatment operation will not endanger the public health.
It’s a moot point anyway because the Big Gas Mafia has no intention of allowing this bill to pass.
And the winning comment is…
Jim, the General Manager of Bartonville Water Supply, asked XTO to put a dye tracer in the water when they fracked Ginger Hackel.
Guess what they said?
At that point the Town should have said, “NO”.
Gracie Engen, Water Board and Bartonville Town Council wants Gulftex to buy insurance to protect the water. She asked the Gulftex Project Manager if they could do such a thing.
Gulftex response was rather blundered, no one is really sure if such a thing exists.
I have news for you. The only insurance right now for not contaminating the water: