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Submitted by don on Thu, 02/04/2010 - 4:38pm.

The largest private clean air fund in Texas has suspended funding for natural gas projects. The Sue Pope Fund has also come out in support of a moratorium on new drilling.

For Immediate Release: 
February 4, 2010-  
Submitted by don on Tue, 02/02/2010 - 12:41pm.

This is a story of two tragic mistakes by the Sierra Club. One in the late 1950's that still resonates and one happening right now that could resonate far longer. 

The Fixer- read more of this posting »

Submitted by don on Mon, 02/01/2010 - 11:40am.

Winner of The Special Jury Prize for Documentary goes to... Josh Fox for GASLAND! Way to go Josh!!!
Submitted by don on Sun, 01/17/2010 - 8:29pm.

No, not you, dear reader. Rolling Stone magazine pulls no punches in nailing "the 17 polluters and deniers who are derailing efforts to curb climate change." Among this Hall of Shame is Rex Tillerson, CEO of Exxon-Mobil who recently bought Xread more of this posting »

Submitted by don on Fri, 01/15/2010 - 8:50pm.

Sobering is right. This is huge.

When 25% of 8 and 9 year-old kids who live in the Barnett Shale have asthma you have a big problem. The state average in Texas is only 7.1%.
Submitted by don on Wed, 01/13/2010 - 4:05pm.

If you believe that line of BS then you'll most likely swallow the report delivered by John Sadler of the Texas Commission for Environmental Quality (TCEQ) to the Fort Worth City Council yesterday. If not, read on.
Submitted by don on Wed, 01/06/2010 - 4:11pm.
TCU guinea-pig.jpg

Dang it! I want a replay. 

Submitted by don on Fri, 01/01/2010 - 11:35am.

Dear Barnett Shale residents and visitors-

PLEASE take advantage of this EZ way to help clean the air. 
Submitted by don on Wed, 12/23/2009 - 12:27pm.

TCEQ issues new emissions policy

Texas responds to DISH health survey with important new emission policy
After years of emission problems and inaction from regulators, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) issued an important change in emission policy for the Barnett Shale. TCEQ's new emission policies will require TCEQ to respond within 12 hours to citizen complaints, obtain citizen affidavits that allow for odor and health symptom documentation, use specific instrumentation requirements for toxics and if necessary document toxic emissions with an infrared camera. read more of this posting »

Submitted by don on Thu, 12/17/2009 - 11:46am.


For Release: Thursday, December 17, 8:30 am Central
Community Health Survey Shows Shale Gas Threatens Human Health
Groups, Town of DISH urge Texas regulators to act immediately in behalf of impacted citizens

EARTHWORKS * Texas Oil & Gas Accountability Project * Town of DISH read more of this posting »

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