Natural gas extraction creates MASSIVE amounts of toxic and radioactive waste. Industry has no viable plan for how to safely handle that waste and our regulators fail to protect our VITAL natural resources.
Drilling pits taint Montague County water
MONTAGUE COUNTY — North Texas ranchers and homeowners are fighting open pits of drilling mud waste near their properties, but there’s little they can do.
There are thousands of abandoned and buried pits all over North Texas.
Water contamination from drilling waste pits is why New Mexico passed their pit rule.
EOG buries oil based drilling mud in Montague County
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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I have been telling people about these pits for FRACKING YEARS.
Watch CRUDE on Netflix:
Big O&G lost the case but its on appeal. There tactics of deny any wrong doing seam so familiar.
Crude is a fantastic documentary.