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Truth Is Coming Out – Chapter 2 & Responses to Joint Motion for Summary Disposition

Click the link below to read Landfill – Truth is Coming Out, Chapter 2 – Road Maintenance? & Responses to the Joint Motion for Summary Disposition from the Office of Public Interest, Waller County Commissioners Court and the Organization for the Environmental Health of Hempstead (OEHH).

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Times Tribune – Trouble in the Trash Heap

Article by Wayne Dolcefino – Dolcefino Communications Former Special Prosecutors still haven’t answered Judge McCaig Plans to build a 15-story garbage dump along Highway 6 near Hempstead have suffered another major blow tonight. The Executive Director of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has filed court papers

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Times Tribune – Stop the Contested Case Hearing

Article by Lillie Ruby – Staff Reporter TCEQ recommends: Stop the case and grant the Summary Motion The Executive Director of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Richard A. Hyde and Robert Martinez Director of the Environmental Law Division of TCEQ have made the conclusion that the

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Waller Times – TCEQ Gives Pintail Landfill Application a Thumbs Down

On Wednesday, August 26, 2015, the TCEQ Executive Director (ED) filed a recommendation to the Administrative Law Judges (ALJ’s) overseeing the Pintail Landfill Contested Case Hearing (CCH) that the City of Hempstead/CALH’s (Citizens Against the Landfill in Hempstead) Motion for Summary Disposition show be granted and that

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Hotline Press – CALH – Synopsis of Recent Events

Article as seen in the Hotline Press Friday, August 28, 2015, was an important day for the Citizens Against the Landfill in Hempstead (CALH) and City of Hempstead in the Pintail Landfill matter before the State Office of Administrative Hearings (SOAH).  Friday was the due date set

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Waller County News Citizen – Another Blow For Proposed Hempstead Landfill

Article as seen in the Houston Chronicle By Leah Binkovitz || August 28, 2015 Opponents of a proposed landfill in Waller County won another victory in a years-long legal fight to prevent the project. The executive director of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality issued a decision

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Houston Chronicle – Another blow for proposed Hempstead landfill

Article as seen in the Houston Chronicle By Leah Binkovitz || August 28, 2015 Opponents of a proposed landfill in Waller County won another victory in a years-long legal fight to prevent the project. The executive director of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality issued a decision

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Response from Waller County Commissioners Court

Here is another favorable response – this one from Waller County Commissioners Court.

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Favorable Response from the TCEQ Office of Public Interest Counsel

Here is another favorable response …this one from the TCEQ Office of Public Interest Counsel which is a party to the Contested Case Hearing to the CALH/City of Hempstead’s Motion for Summary Disposition.

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Executive Director’s Response to CALH/City of Hempstead’s Joint Motion for Summary Disposition

There was an important development late on the afternoon of Wednesday, August 26, 2015, in the long road to stopping the Pintail Landfill project. The Executive Director of the TCEQ filed a response to the Joint Motion by CALH and the City of Hempstead for Summary Disposition.

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