I keep asking people to consider this question: Who profits and who pays?Drilling Contamination Spreads as Polluter's Bankruptcy LoomsJoint Release: Powder River Basin Resource Council * EARTHWORKSCommunity's water, cleanup at riskIncident … [Read more...]
Search Results for: Illegal dumping
Random thoughts with updates about the Denton fracking ban.
The vote to ban fracking in the city limits of Denton was a landslide. Do not forget that the people of Denton have been struggling for five years to achieve some level of "responsible" from the oil and gas industry. This did not happen because … [Read more...]
In the beginning: Fracking in Denton
In the beginning... Cathy McMullen evacuated Wise County because she was surrounded by fracking. She moved to Denton where she thought it would be safe. Shortly after Cathy, I evacuated Wise County because we were surrounded by fracking. We … [Read more...]
Chris Faulkner wants Denton residents to fall on their swords for fracking
Chris Faulkner, CEO of Breitling Energy does not live near fracking but he thinks you should. In a couple of his most recent podcasts on KRLD radio, Faulkner derides Denton, Texas residents for wanting to keep fracking out of their backyards. … [Read more...]
The fracking of Denton
Nearly five years ago, I started working with residents in Denton to get a better, more protective drilling ordinance. The citizens of Denton have come a long way and learned much. The comments given last night at the Denton Council meeting were some … [Read more...]
UPDATED: Something went wrong at frack job in Denton
EagleRidge started fracking in a Denton neighborhood on Friday but stopped yesterday. Now there is a workover rig up at the site. Something went wrong but, of course, no one is informing the public. Photo by resident Residents report extremely loud … [Read more...]
Whose values is Denton’s gas well administrator promoting?
On October 3, 2013, there was a "gas drilling open house" for the Vintage neighborhood where EagleRidge is drilling and fracking way too close to homes. Mark Grawe, EagleRidge Energy’s executive vice president and Darren Groth, Denton Gas Well … [Read more...]
EagleRidge causing problems in Mansfield and Denton
It's bad behavior by the oil and gas industry that has turned the public against fracking. In a recent Pew Poll, 49% of Americans said they were against fracking. A UT poll found an even split between fracking supporters and fracking opposition but … [Read more...]
Video: EagleRidge ignores fracking worker safety
We already know that EagleRidge is a terrible neighbor! An EagleRidge Operating worker was indicted in June 2012 on a felony charge of illegally dumping. City employees visiting the company’s well site in the 3100 block of Airport Road found a … [Read more...]
Hazmat in Denton neighborhood after gas well leak
A pipeline separated from a gas well in South Denton and several homes were evacuated. A WFAA report says "fracking water and natural gas" are spewing into the air. Which of these statements does not belong? The city spokesperson said there is … [Read more...]
Defend the Denton moratorium!
Denton will hold a public meeting on September 11, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. in the City Council Chamber at City Hall, 215 E. McKinney Street, Denton, Texas 76201. The meeting is to decide on four gas well moratorium variance requests filed by EagleRidge, … [Read more...]