EDIT: It’s actually Cooke County. I forgot that the mine was located very near the Montague/Cooke County line. So EOG moved the office/address of the mine slightly so they could avoid regulation by the Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District. At the time, Cooke County didn’t have a GWCD.
I’m scratching my head on this one. So many questions…
- Can elected officials cut a deal like this that effects public health, safety and air and water quality and keep it secret from the public? (naive of me to ask)
- How long will it take Enron Oil & Gas (EOG) to sign the agreement?
- What does the rest of the article say?
I’ve blogged about this frack sand mine before.
Heaping insult and injury on top of a fracking sand mine
Water: Fracking sucks more than you think!
Frack sand mining not only sucks, it blows.
URGENT NOTICE: Meeting about North Texas air and water tomorrow night
PHOTOS: N.TX Fracking sand mine
EOG frack sand mine in North Texas will have huge impacts
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