TX Mayor Quits Job and Moves Fearing Fracking Effects on Family’s Health

From The Huffington Post

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Fearing for his children’s health, Mayor Calvin Tillman is leaving behind his government position and getting out of Dodge… or rather, Dish.

Dish, Texas is a town consisting of 200 residents and 60 gas wells. When Tillman’s sons repeatedly woke up in the middle of the night with mysterious nosebleeds, he knew it was time to move — even if it meant leaving his community behind. In an exclusive interview with The Huffington Post, Mayor Tillman reveals that when it came down to family or politics, the choice wasn’t a tough one to make.

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2 Comments

  1. Concern says:

    I fear that many of us will do this until there is nowhere to run.

  2. J.R. says:

    Note in that article it explains that the emissions are from the Compressor Station and not the fracking sites. Also, doesn’t anyone find it funny that you dont hear the workers complaining of the these symptoms. Nope. just area residents looking to find something to complain about.

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