Archive for April, 2011

Chisum Amendment to TCEQ Bill Passes – see how your rep voted

Citizens across Texas suffered a significant loss of their rights protect private property and water resources when the State House of Representatives voted last night to adopt the Chisum amendment to the TCEQ Sunset Legislation. Even sadder, the 96 to 44 vote wasn’t even close. See how your representative voted here.

Of our Hill Country Delegation who represent you:

John Garza, Larry Gonzalez, Harvey Hildebran, Jason Isaac, Tracy King, Edmund Kuempel, Lyle Larson, Doug Miller and Charles Schwertner voted for ...

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GEAA opposes Chisum Amendment

A very serious threat to our ability to control pollution here in Texas is coming up in the House of Representatives today (Tuesday, April 19th). State Rep. Warren Chisum will attempt to sully HB 2694 – the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) “sunset” legislation – with an amendment that is identical to HB 3037 that would gut the process for contesting TCEQ permits – a process that currently allows citizens to improve pollution control permits or even ...

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