How Should We Do the Mountain?: Who the heck is Calvin Tilman?, Berkowitz, Elizabeth , How Should We Do the Mountain?, (2010)


"Who the Heck is Calvin Tillman?"

"...Texas allows public domain seizure for pipelines. The many pipelines feeding the compressors cross private property rendering it unfit for future development.

The cumulative effect of the gas industry on the residents and their property values has caused Calvin, their mayor, to refer to Dish as a Sacrifice Zone.

Calvin became concerned about the health effects of gas industry vapors. Besides the unpleasant smells, trees and animals were dying and some residents complained about a number of growing health problems."

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See: Dish Mayor Calvin Tilman Testifies at Railroad Commission - Oil and Gas Lawyer Blog.

See: Health Issues Follow Natural Gas Drilling In Texas