Eminent Domain Pipeline Reform – Listen up Railroad Commission!

Remember the “T-4” form at the Railroad Commission (RRC) that allows a pipeline company to claim common carrier status by simply checking a box? This is what gave them the power to seize Julia Trigg Crawford’s, David Holland’s and thousands of others’ land — against their will. They’re running tar sands crude over hundreds of East Texas water ways. They’re running other high pressure and dangerous Liquified Natural Gas pipelines, like the one within 50 feet of Isom Ramsey’s door in Beaumont. Read More…

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Important Updates!

  A hearty welcome to all you new folks joining the League of Independent Voters of Texas and/or signing our petition! The League holds conference calls every other Saturday at 9 am. Our next one is on Saturday, August 16th, at 9 a.m. (not tomorrow) Topic: A full report on of the items below. IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS! BASTROP & LEE COUNTIANS SHOW UP FOR THIS! Next Wednesday, Aug. 13, 7 pm, Bastrop Convention Center: For well over a year, landowners of[…]

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