As if this week hasn’t been crazy enough, last night WFAA reported that some more of that sophisticated technology of building dirt berms to contain toxic waste failed in the heavy rains.
Runoff from injection well site worries land owners
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Westchester Neighbor says
Mrs. Dunlap has some “concerns.” Holy Cow! They need to get out of there!! And take their cows, too.
When it rains it pours, spills , contaminates. Who would have ever thunk it, raining! – We didn’t plan for that! My question is why has BIG OIL & GAS started polluting America the way they have always treated third world countries? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=duFXuRnd2CU
Is it the rise of international companies that no longer feel obligated to protect their host countries or what?
I blogged about how we are now getting a taste of what we have dished out to other countries. Karma maybe? http://www.texassharon.com/2011/11/18/to-josh-fox-mark-ruffalo-and-all-delaware-river-basin-fracking-insurgents/
Building a new pipeline has resulted in topography changes that lead to flooding in parts of Ft. Worth:
Look at the sink hole there:
What if a sinkhole opens up under that major gas pipeline?
What happens when a Hermine type hurricane hits? FYI, pipelines have had “issues” from flooding, like the San Jacinto River in east Texas in 1994: