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The Barnett Shale Energy Education Council (BSEEC) is a community resource that provides information to the public about gas drilling and production in the Barnett Shale region in North Texas.

Air & Water Quality

EDF Presentation

Summary

Test hypothesis: oil/gas production in Barnett Shale affects the area's air quality

 

  • Analysis of TCEQ’s air pollution monitoring data
  • Comparison to trends in county-level drilling and production activity
  • No one has looked at ozone effects yet
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Natural Gas

National Opinion Polling Finds Strong Support for Natural Gas

According to polling by Public Opinion Strategies and the Mellman Group, more than 75 percent of the American public expect natural gas to play a significant role in our nation's energy future. Read more.

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Air & Water Quality

DISH, Texas Air Monitoring Report by Wolf Eagle Environmental

Executive Summary

Wolf Eagle Environmental Engineers and Consultants, LLC (“Wolf Eagle”) was retained by Mayor Calvin Tillman and the people of DISH, Texas (“Client”) to perform an Ambient Air Monitoring Analysis study in the Town of DISH. The purpose of the study is to characterize the ambient air quality in the Town of DISH. DISH (previously called Clark) is located in Denton County, Texas and has a population of approximately 200 people.

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Air & Water Quality

Analysis of AutoGC & VOC Canister Data in DFW Area

Executive Summary 

An assessment of the impacts of VOC emissions from oil and gas activity in the Barnett Shale area on ambient air levels of air pollutants in the Dallas - Fort Worth (DFW) region was undertaken using existing monitoring data and an attempt was made to identify the dominant sources of VOC emissions in the region.

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Fort Worth Engineering Analysis of Private Air Quality Study

Executive Summary

Over the period from August 19 – August 21, 2009, Industrial Hygiene and Safety Technology, Inc. (IHST) performed a review of a particular set of reports and associated communications provided by the City of Fort Worth - Environmental Management Department.

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Natural Gas

Green Fleets: The Future is Now Presentations

Take a look at the presentations from "Green Fleets: the Future is Now," a conference on natural gas vehicles held in Fort Worth June 17.

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Air & Water Quality

Deborah's Farmstead Ambient Air Monitoring Report

Executive Summary

Wolf Eagle Environmental Engineers and Consultants, LLC (“Wolf Eagle”) was retained by Ms. Deborah Rogers and HDLA, LLC (d.b.a. Deborah’s Farmstead, “Client”), to perform an Ambient Air Monitoring Analysis (Test 1) at 300 McNaughton Lane, The City of Westworth Village, Texas.

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Air & Water Quality

TCEQ Full Review of Armendariz Study of Barnett Shale Pollution

Analysis of Emissions from Natural Gas Production in the Barnett Shale

Barnett Shale Emissions Inventory (EI). The author’s assertions are based on incomparable data and exaggerate the relative significance of the emissions from the Barnett Shale with regard to ozone formation in the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) ozone nonattainment area.

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Air & Water Quality

Review of Armendariz Study on Barnett Shale Pollution

A study on air emissions from Barnett Shale natural gas production activities was recently released by an engineering professor, Dr. Professor Al Armendariz at Southern Methodist University. Entitled “Emissions from Natural Gas Production in the Barnett Shale Area and Opportunities for Cost-Effective Improvements”, the study was commissioned by the Environmental Defense Fund, a New York City-based environmental group. The study was released in the Austin offices of State Representative Lon Burnam, D-Fort Worth, who serves on the Environmental Regulation Committee.

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