Pecan Plantation (Granbury, Hood Co, TX) Protest the Quicksilver Gas Processing Plant Somervell County Salon-Glen Rose, Rainbow, Nemo, Glass....Texas


 

Pecan Plantation (Granbury, Hood Co, TX) Protest the Quicksilver Gas Processing Plant
 


13 June 2007 at 11:57:03 PM
salon

Which one is that? The one where Joshua Petrie died in an explosion a week or so ago. From Glen Rose, you go down 67 east, turn down 199, at the T take a right and go to the end of the road, crossing over from Somervell into Hood County. (Video of the plant, etc here.) Seems that the people who live in gated community Pecan Plantation don't much like that there's a huge gas processing plant, and, for the second time, held a protest about it, this time in downtown Fort Worth.

As with many drilling rigs around the Barnett Shale, noise is among residents' chief complaints.

The processing plant has nine compression units, which strip liquids from the gas before it is shipped out in a pipeline. Eventually, there will be 11 units, Buterbaugh said.

The rumbling of the compressors drives some residents indoors during the mornings and evenings. The noise "tremendously affects" residents who live near the river, said Gary Guffey, president of the Pecan Plantation Homeowners Association.

"It sounds like a freight train," resident Reece Johnson said.

Newton said about 60 residents turned out for a previous protest in Pecan Plantation. He said Wednesday's demonstration was held in downtown Fort Worth instead of at Quicksilver's offices on Rosedale Street because residents thought it would get more attention.

Protesters walked up Main Street with signs, one reading "One death is enough."

On May 25, a 27-year-old Quicksilver worker was killed by an explosion, which fire officials say occurred when two employees lit a hot oil heater. Newton said the incident raised fears that a larger explosion could endanger the entire area.

"It would be a catastrophe," he said. "How do we know that place is safe? What's the plan if something serious happens?"

Pictures from the FW Star-Telegram. - VIDEO from S-T. "No More Quicksilver in Our Back Yard"


Permalink Tags:          
     Views: 3561 
Latest Blog Post by salon -Last Show Tonight on SLAPP Suits
More Posts You Might Enjoy
So.. Repeating-You CANNOT go into PRIVATE Gated Community Pecan Plantation Without Permission
Happy Hill Farm Changed Its Name to North Central Texas Academy
Quicksilver Net Loss of 673 Billion Bucks (August 7 2012)
Bwahahah! Who Said Brian Birdwell Voted TWICE in Same Election? Attempts to Avoid the Residency Issue

 You! Leave a Comment! You Know you Want To!
You must be a registered member to comment on the blog.
Your first post is held pending approval to make sure you're not a spammer bot

 Not registered? Or you can login!

LOGON - Name:Password:

New poster comments are moderated, meaning they won't show up until approved... or not.  Be patient-we have lives outside this blog, so it might take awhile You want to be rude? totally stupid? inappropriate? Racist? Bigoted? Flame war baiter? Your post may be deleted. Spammers or people posting pretend interest comments but really wanting to hawk their latest book or sell stuff or govt propaganda flacks won't see their posts published. Comments do not necessarily reflect the viewpoint of the site owner(salon).
If you have a problem with logging in or registering, please speak up right away. Love your comments. Oh, except spammers
More on commenting



Click Here for Main Page



Guest
Today Is  
Wednesday, November 20, 2019






Latest Posts

Last Show Tonight on SLAPP Suits
salon 11/11/2019

Louis Vuitton Artistic Director Calls Trump a Total Joke (Keene, Texas)
salon 10/22/2019

Here's Creep Trump Giving the Finger to Female Astronauts
salon 10/22/2019

Impeaching Trump- Is it acceptable for a president to pressure a foreign.....
salon 10/22/2019

Why are Paul Manafort's defense attorneys helping Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman today?
salon 10/10/2019

Money Laundering 101- Trump seeks to get rid of regulations on offshore money
salon 10/10/2019


More Blog Headlines
 



Comments

salon > Quick update on this, via Pacer-Click on pic to see larger (Turk Case Update- Telephone Conference Hearing Set for March 8 2019 )

salon > Lance Been awhile. Send me an email at salon@glenrose.net with the names of who you're talking about, above. Also, the newspaper editor is no longer local, ie officed here, but the paper is run.... (What Happened to Jerry Jacene? )

LanceHall > I'd love to see the Hotel Guest books and see if Jacene's name shows up long before he officially *found* the tracks.  I'd like to know if the Visitor's Bureau has emails wit.... (What Happened to Jerry Jacene? )

LanceHall > I see the land or that part of it is now in the hands of Glen Rose's own Corky Underwood. Is Jacene still involved?   I had already informed the Visitor Bureau manager (who's.... (What Happened to Jerry Jacene? )








Home | Blog Home | About | News | Piazza | Calendar | Audio/Video/Open Rec | Search
Write!  |profile | quotes |
top Daily | top Weekly |top Month | top Year | Top All! | archives | subscribe RSS

 

%>