Tuesday, October 26, 2010


Non - profit forms to help record
impact near drilling sites.

Mayor Calvin Tillman led the
press conference this afternoon.
He showed state-of-the-art
equipment to be used by trained
volunteers and has made arrange-
ments with certified laboratories
to analyze results.
Advisors include: Wilma Subra a
Louisiana chemist, Chris Nidel
a Washington, D.C. environmental
attorney and chemical engineer,
Cherelle Blazer atmospheric chemist,
and Josh Fox filmmaker and creator
of the award-winning documentary
Partners include: Robert Finne
and Andy Cheiser of Arkansas,
Frank Finan of New York, and
Stephanie Hallowich of Penn-
Also on the board of Directors:
Sharon Wilson of the Texas Oil
& & Gas Accountability Project,
Bartonville resident Susan Knoll,
and Corinth resident Cora Bell.
Let's hope their good work can
spread beyond North Texas, to
include the entire state.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

State Officials Snub Angry Residents At Town Hall Meeting

Dish, Tx  State inspectors cited
no violations in response to
almost 99% of citizens com-
plaints about natural gas drilling
and hydrofracking operations
in the Barnett Shale region in
the first 7 months of 2010,
according to documents obtained
through the Texas Public Infor-
mation Act.

One complaint received by TCEQ
reads "the odor was so strong my
7 year old was vomiting."