Wake up, Texas! Two mega-water deals are either about to swamp us or citizens will succeed in pulling the plug. Don’t get caught thinking you know who your friends and foes are — politics, like the weather, is increasingly unpredictable.Read more
Is it possible that Governor Greg Abbott will intervene in this manmade disaster in the making – the draining of the oh so slow (in human terms) to recharge Simsboro – just 30 miles east of his residence? Some would say only God and Mother Nature “own” the Simsboro — humanity only stewards it. The Governor most needs to hear from you. His number is 512.463.2000. Ask for his intervention and pray for the divine too.Read more
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.Read more
Rep. John Cyrier Raises Concern for Landowners’ Groundwater Resources in Light of Rice Supplemental Report Before House Natural Resources Committee HearingRead more
Ride those water marketers high! There’s lots going on, including a very important press conference and hearing at the Capitol next Tuesday.Read more
NOTICE!: Please join our “Good Bills, Bad Bills” Statewide Conference Call this Saturday, 3:30-4:30 pm. We will not be streaming this event. Reply for details.
Here’s the deal on the 2015 legislative session. It’s all about local control; instead of control by the King and Queen lobbies — real estate and oil and gas.Read more