They came from North Dallas, and South Dallas. They came From East Dallas and West Dallas. They were veterans of past fights and they were brand new to the scene. In all, over 100 people attended the citywide organizing meeting on drilling in Dallas Tuesday night. As good as the turnout was, the quality of…

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Beginning at noon on Saturday and continuing until 7pm, the air monitor in Frisco recorded a 75 parts per billion or higher level of ozone, a violation of the new smog standard just adopted by EPA. By evening it had come within less than 1 part per billion of violating the obsolete 85 ppb standard.…

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A lot of people may think that the largest public health problems linked to horizontal gas drilling,or fracking, are all water-related. They are not, at least not yet. It’s the huge amounts of air pollution fracking generates and its consequences for nearby residents, downwind dwellers, and the planet as a whole that are really pose…

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  At the bottom of that same Politico articleon the suspension of new rule-making at EPA are the results of a national poll on clean air regulations done by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Researched, paid for by the American Lung Association, conducted February 27th to March 4th with a margin of error of 3.5 points either way.…

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There are at least four major EPA rules in line to be finalized in 2012 but don’t look for that to happen until after the elections. That’s the consensus of opinion from this Politico article, which says new regulations for lower sulfur gasoline, coal ash disposal, Greenhouse Gas limits on power plants and refineries and…

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