Wow, Lynda, that is scary!! I feel for you having to move because of those gas wells. As I wrote to the group a few weeks ago, we also had to leave our home because of gas wells!
Lorrie On 07-29, Lynda Wilson wrote: > Natalie, It makes sense to me and I'm no expert. We had some here at DFW > airport (Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX) and there were earthquakes in Cleburne, TX > as well. None were ever reported until after fracking. > > Not only does fracking cause earthquakes, it can ruin a home's foundation > too. The drillers (gas mafia) won't pay for any damages to the > land/homeowner either. > > There is such a drought across the U.S., yet they can use millions of > gallons of fresh water per fracked well and not recycle any of it because > it would cost them $$$, therefore, they would not profit as much. Here is a > map (see link below) of Texas showing wells fracked from 1997 to 2010 > (click on the small blue box to the left or the 1997 date on the upper > right of map). The "dots" that appear in black were fracked vertically, red > is horizontal fracking. I'd like to get away from it. I just can't right > now. We are putting our home for sale next year after my oldest son > graduates. We want to live off of a shale. Our town has recently > implemented the toughest O & G ordinances anyone can have, but the > adjoining town does not. I live less than 2 miles from that town's border > and there will be 24+ gas wells on that pad site when they are done :( > I'm not risking my families health (including my pets) over their greed. > > > http://www.eia.gov/todayinenergy/detail.cfm?id=2170 > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Natalie" <at...@optonline.net> > To: <email@example.com> > Sent: Friday, July 29, 2011 2:11 AM > Subject: [Felvtalk] Off topic - for those who are interested: > Fracking/Earthquakes in Arkansas > > > >Remember we "talked" about fracking? With so much of it going on, > >seems logical that it could do that! I always wondered if drilling > >for oil too much in one area might undermine the area's sound > >structure..hmmmm Natalie > > > >Fracking Operations Cause Thousands of Earthquakes in Arkansas > >Mike Ludwig, Truthout: "Geologists say fracking wastewater > >disposal wells in central Arkansas caused an outbreak of thousands > >of minor earthquakes. The Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission placed a > >ban on fracking wastewater wells in the area yesterday. A > >moratorium on well activity had been in place for months as > >geologists investigated a possible link between fracking activity > >and the outbreak of more than 1,200 earthquakes that measured > >lower than 4.7 in magnitude." > > > ><http://org2.democracyinaction.org/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=rX28kYifkO19NOdyPTAHV > >bQzUlSnOFe1> Read the Article > > _______________________________________________ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org