Hays County Citizens Suit Against Water Grab

Hays County Citizens’ Suit against a water grab is just the beginning. The following article was printed in the Giddings Times newspaper (Lee County) on April 8, 2015.  Last month the Giddings Times reported on a plan by Houston water marketer Electro Purification to sink deep water wells in an unregulated part of the Trinity Aquifer in Hays County. Now a citizens group, the Trinity Edwards Springs Protection Association (“TESPA”) has filed a lawsuit to prevent the EP project. Hays[…]

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Come to Wimberley or else!

When you get to the end of this email, you’ll figure out why the laughing chicken is here. It’s great to see many new people signing up to come to Wimberley this Saturday. How ’bout you? Sign in here. Still undecided about coming? Here’s what is going to happen there: You will learn about how in-migration growth, waved on by our political “leaders” and the real estate lobby, is undermining economic development in Texas and what we can do about[…]

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Flush Vista Ridge!

Join us on Saturday’s 9 am conference call. Reply for details. CONFERENCE CALL TOPICS: *How the Austin city election has the growth machine dazed and confused. *Details on a barely reported pleasant surprise in San Antonio’s city election. *How Denton citizens banned fracking, whupping the oil & gas lobby. *How we’re gonna flush Vista Ridge down this giant toilet in SAWS’ lobby!   Hear Ye! Hear Ye! LEAGUE of independent VOTERS OF TEXAS FIRST STATE MEETING The League’s First Annual[…]

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Thanks San Antonio Council…we have 30 months to bust Vista Ridge

We can’t say it was unexpected, but the San Antonio City Council voted unanimously today for the Vista Ridge $3.4 billion water grab.

BUT, hold your horses! The Vista Ridge contract contains a provision that San Antonio Water System can walk away at any time, for any reason, within 30 months of the signing of this contract, with minimal penalties. What that means, folks,

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Good news, great news, ugly news – Vista Ridge!

More people are beginning to see that our local issues are part of a major growth period in Texas where, as we know, water and energy will continue to drive the growth. It may just be that the Vista Ridge Pipeline will be fodder for statewide organizing. No telling what can be done by good organizing crossing all kinds of social, political and economic lines.

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