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TCEQ Sampling in City of Fort Worth

Documents related to air sampling by TCEQ in City of Fort Worth.

Health Effects Evaluation of City of Fort Worth Follow-Up Survey Project pdf file (posted 07/09/2010)
As a result of observations and findings in the Barnett Shale Formation area in August, October, November, and December 2009, and March 2010, the TCEQ Mobile Monitoring Team conducted an additional ambient air monitoring survey project in the Fort Worth, Texas, area from April 19 - 23, 2010.  The link for the health effects evaluation is provided above.  The executive summary and data packet for the April 19-23, 2010, City of Fort Worth Follow-Up Survey Project pdf file (finalized 6/7/2010; posted 6/11/2010) is also available.

Laboratory Analysis Results, finalized June 17, 2010 pdf file (posted 06/22/2010) of sampling conducted on June 7, 2010, downwind of a non-natural gas industrial facility, located off East Berry Street. The facility is located adjacent to one of the natural gas facilities sampled on June 3-4, 2010. Sampling was conducted downwind of this facility, since the facility is a potential source of benzene. Health effects evaluations from the agency's Toxicology Division will be made available as they are completed.

Laboratory Analysis Results, finalized June 16-17, 2010 pdf file (posted 06/21/2010) of sampling conducted on June 3-4, 2010, downwind of two sites within the City of Fort Worth.  The sampling was just one of the follow-up actions to the agency's April 19-23, 2010, City of Fort Worth Follow-Up Survey Project.  See the June 1, 2010 Letter pdf file sent to the City of Fort Worth for additional information concerning the April 19-23, 2010 survey project.  Health effects evaluations from the agency's Toxicology Division will be made available as they are completed.

June 1, 2010 Letter pdf file sent to City of Fort Worth concerning April 19-23, 2010 monitoring (posted 06/01/2010). 

Memorandum: Toxicology Division Health Effects Evaluation in the Barnett Shale Area pdf file
This memorandum discusses health effects review of canister samples collected in December 2009 in the City of Fort Worth that were analyzed by gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (GC/MS) at the TCEQ’s Austin laboratory.  This health effects evaluation is limited to the GC/MS results.

Excel Spreadsheet: Lab Data Comparison
Comparison of sampling results between TCEQ's Austin laboratory and Test America's laboratory for sampling conducted in the City of Fort Worth in February 2010.

March 25, 2010, Memorandum: Internal Review of Monitoring Data pdf file

Presentation - Fort Worth Review pdf file
Presentation by TCEQ Office of Compliance and Enforcement Deputy Director John Sadlier on a Barnett Shale air study to the Fort Worth City Council on January 12, 2010.

Page 6 video: Condensate Tank Emissions (WMV file - help with WMV)
Page 8 video: Compressor Station Emissions (WMV file)

December 15-17, 2009, City of Fort Worth Survey pdf file
A volatile organic compound survey project in the Fort Worth, Texas, area from December 15 – 17, 2009.