SAWS No Press, Press Conference

SAWS No Press, Press Conference This clip appeared on KSAT-TV (San Antonio) on June 10, the day after The Rivard Report, San Antonio’s independent online news site, broke this Vista Ridge story wide open. SAWS apparently has been dumping 10 million gallons per day of the “most expensive water” in Texas, likely since April 15, the day it opened. LIV News reported to you on May 4 that it was odd that SAWS held a “press event” with no press[…]

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Hogs at the Trough joined by LCRA

Conservative Calls Vista Ridge Manmade Climate Crisis

When a Conservative Calls Vista Ridge Manmade Climate Crisis maybe some will listen but it won’t be SAWS or their private partners. Burleson, Milam, Lee and Bastrop countians, come to Post Oak Hearing October 3rd and be heard. It’s your water. Question:  What happens SAWS Comes for Water They Don’t Need? Friday’s #GlobalClimateStrike witnessed saw millions take to the streets all around the world demanding action on the world’s climate crisis. Many Texas rallied as well, including a large contingent at[…]

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Cedar Creek Residents Express Concerns at TCEQ — including video!

We are happy to provide a 29-minute video this portion of the TCEQ hearing held in Cedar Creek, Texas (Bastrop County) on September 18, 2017.  While you watch it, ask yourself whether this a proper location (Hwy. 21 near the junction of FM 812) for a waste transfer station? This is a high-growth area due to its proximity to Austin. Residents and County Commissioner Mark Meuth, who has long lived in this area, raised very serious and legitimate concerns about[…]

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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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Come to Wimberley Saturday, November 22

We are so glad many folks are asking why we’re going to be in Wimberley on Saturday, November 22. THIS EVENT IS CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER. Read more here. You’ll be impressed with the agenda and speakers, Remember the Ogallala, Remember Vista Ridge! But really it’s YOU that we most need to be there to strategize and plan. Reserve a free seat now right here, then invite others. This is the first annual meeting of the League of Independent Voters[…]

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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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Thank you San Antonio Mayor Taylor!

San Antonio interim Mayor Ivy Taylor –on Wednesday’s KTSA-550 AM radio show — said she hasn’t received any complaints about the Vista Ridge water grab! Really? STEP ONE: Call the Mayor’s COMMENT LINE NOW!  210.207.2280. Ask her to hold her horses (the real estate lobby) on Vista Ridge before she harms two aquifers and her own ratepayers! STEP TWO:  Generate thousands of letters to the Mayor and Council here: SIGN AND SEND HERE and SHARE IT STEP THREE:  Reach tens[…]

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