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Recent Update Made to TCEQ Website is Encouraging

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Brief Synopsis of CALH Public Meeting, Monday, November 16, 2015

In the first Public Meeting since May 2015, Citizens Against the Landfill in Hempstead (CALH) presented brief updates on Monday, November 16, 2015, on legal and financial issues relating to the battle to stop Pintail Landfill in Hempstead. Six months ago at this same Hempstead Theater location,

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Beckendorff/Kitzman/Pokluda Appeal, Joint Motion for Extension filed October 27, 2015

BECKENDORFF, KITZMAN, POKLUDA APPEAL UPDATE: As you will recall, former Waller County officials Beckendorff, Kitzman and Pokluda were found guilty last December 2014 of violations of the Texas Open Meetings Act and the Texas Public Information Act. A settlement was reached in February of this year and

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Waller County Residents Celebrate Victory After TCEQ Returns Application for Landfill

Clay Falls | KBTX The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has put a hold on plans for a proposed landfill. News 3 has reaction from many of the key figures opposed the the project which would have been built near Highway 6 and U.S. 290 outside of

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TCEQ Denies Application for Controversial Pintail Landfill in Waller County

Florian Martin | Houston Public Media Radio broadcast presented by HPM – News 88.7.

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TCEQ Tells Pintail Call Before You Come

After some disappointing news on October 2 when the Administrative Law Judges placed the Pintail Landfill ball back in the hands of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Directors, October 5 was a green letter day for the Waller County environment, Citizens Against the Landfill in Hempstead, The City of Hempstead, and Waller County.

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TCEQ Deals Rare Setback to Landfill Company

Asher Price | Austin American-Statesman A Georgia-based waste company that has proposed a landfill for Caldwell County has been dealt a significant setback by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on another proposed landfill in another part of the state.

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Pintail Admits Its Landfill Will Be Underwater

On Monday, September 21, 2015, Pintail Landfill, LLC submitted a Status Report to the SOAH Court, as ordered by the Administrative Law Judges (ALJs) in Order No. 17.

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CALH Cautions Citizens About New Plans for Pintail

On Monday, September 21, 2015, Pintail Landfill, LLC submitted a Status Report to the SOAH Court, as ordered by the Administrative Law Judges (ALJs) in Order No. 17.

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Response to the City of Hempstead/CALH Joint Motion for Summary Disposition

In response to the City of Hempstead/CALH Joint Motion for Summary Disposition, Pintail filed a Motion to Remand, which essentially asked to have the opportunity to amend nearly every aspect of their application because their current application is no longer within TCEQ regulations.

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