On July 10, 2020, the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District released a letter to well owners within their jurisdiction in Hays County within 5 miles of the Kinder Morgan pipeline. The letter contains recommendations for well owners if they notice a change in taste, odor or appearance of their well water. In an effort to … Continue reading Letter to Hays Co. Well Owners from HTGCD
The Wimberley Valley Watershed Association joined over 40 conservation leaders in strong support of the passage of the bipartisan Great American Outdoors Act (s. 3422) as soon as possible and without amendments. This bill would permanently fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) at $900 million annually and provide $9.5 billion over five years … Continue reading Great American Outdoor Act
Water is scarce, and open spaces are scarred by a pipeline project and eroded by development. Charming roadways integral to life in Hays County and the Texas Hill Country are bold lines in upgrade plans. The mitigating burden lies on public officials and their consultants, informed by citizen engagement and supported by research and conservation. When market and safety integrate with science and multigenerational love of the land, we can all move around and still splash in the water.
Press Release: 5/12/2020 WIMBERLEY, TX — Yesterday, Montana Federal Judge Brian Morris reaffirmed his decision vacating the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Nationwide Permit 12 (NWP 12) in the Keystone XL pipeline case. His decision continued a previous ruling that removed this administrative device that allows for pipeline construction across waterways without the necessity of … Continue reading Montana Federal Judge’s Ruling in Keystone XL Impacts Permian Highway Pipeline
It’s truly amazing how much our Hill Country community of Hays, Blanco and Gillespie counties have come together to oppose Kinder Morgan’s Permian Highway pipeline. Uniting against this existential, external threat has brought us together to stand up for our rights for clean water and to protect the health and safety of our families and … Continue reading Speak Now Please! Together We Can Save Our Hill Country Future, Not Pave It!