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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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...

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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. The analysis focused on the six counties...

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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. This documentation concerned the potential impact of gas well exploration and drilling...

State regulators regulators have found fault with a SMU study reporting that natural gas production contributes more to air pollution in North Texas than all the vehicles and airports in North Texas.

Earlier this year, the Barnett Shale Energy Education Council also noted significant flaws in the study. We concluded that if its conclusions were correct, then the Dallas-Fort...

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The natural gas boom couldn't prevent Tarrant County from feeling the recession, but it has cushioned the financial blow.

Property values released this week by the Tarrant Appraisal District show an increase of 1.8 percent despite the bad economy. Subtracting the gains from the Barnett Shale gas field would have cut that increase by 80 percent.

That is a major...

As debate continues about how much gas drilling contributes to air pollution in North Texas, state regulators want to make sure it's clear that they disagree with a study that concluded that drilling creates about as much pollution as car and truck traffic.

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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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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. The purpose of the Ambient Air Monitoring Analysis was to characterize the...

What: Green Fleets – The Future is Now: A Natural Gas Vehicle Symposium

When: Wednesday, June 17, 2009 – 8 am - 5 pm

Where: Kelly Alumni Center on the TCU Campus in Fort Worth, Texas

Who: A symposium designed for fleet and transportation directors, public officials and managers, and...

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.

  • For example, the...

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-...