Time is flying! Legislature, remember our water & land???

Last minute changes to the Water Code are expected to come to the floor of the Senate TODAY by way of Rep. Lyle Larson’s (R-San Antonio) HB 31. Truthfully, Larson has already secured a big hand off for water marketers, especially Vista Ridge, with the passage of HB 2378. HB 2378 sets automatic renewals for export groundwater permits, enabling the water lobby to further maximize profits from mass movement of groundwater. This was unstoppable.

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We Applaud the Lost Post Pines Groundwater Conservation District!

We applaud the Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District’s decision yesterday to extend the comment period on the proposed settlement with Forestar  Real Estate Group until December 16th. They have also cancelled their meeting this Wednesday (tomorrow) and have yet to put out a notice of when the District will deliberate on the decision, but we believe the date will be December 21st — so pencil that in. Please come to our meeting instead tomorrow night (see more below). We thank[…]

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Time Warner News — there when no one else was.

Bastrop County Water Contract Negotiations Continue http://www.twcnews.com/tx/austin/news/2015/10/8/bastrop-county-water-contract-negotiations-continue.html By Jeff Stensland, Time Warner News Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 04:24 PM CDT  For More Information: • Read the full report BASTROP COUNTY—Developers along the Interstate 35 corridor are still trying to get water rights from Bastrop and Lee County. Area property owners oppose the deal, saying their aquifer would be depleted faster than it can recharge. The water would serve communities between San Antonio and Austin. The situation includes a company[…]

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