Hays County, City of Kyle join lawsuit against Kinder Morgan, Texas Railroad Commission


KYLE, Texas, April 22, 2019 – The consistent failure of the Texas Railroad Commission to oversee the routing of oil and gas pipelines leaves Texans vulnerable to abuse, landowners and officials from the City of Kyle and Hays County said today. A coalition of landowners, joined by the City of Kyle and Hays County, today … Continue reading Hays County, City of Kyle join lawsuit against Kinder Morgan, Texas Railroad Commission

Preferred Wastewater Systems for the Texas Hill Country Report


The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University, in collaboration with the Save Barton Creek Association, the Wimberley Valley Watershed Association (WVWA) and Community Environmental Services, recently published a report that provides guidance on a variety of cost-effective wastewater solutions for the Texas Hill Country. “Water is a precious and limited … Continue reading Preferred Wastewater Systems for the Texas Hill Country Report

HB 2771 Would Allow Oil & Gas to Dump Wastewater into our Rivers and Streams


The audacity of this proposed bill is going to astound you! JM Lozano filed a bill, HB 2771, that would allow the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) to authorize the dumping of wastewater from oil and gas operations into our state’s streams, rivers, reservoirs, and bays. Any claims that oil and gas wastewater is … Continue reading HB 2771 Would Allow Oil & Gas to Dump Wastewater into our Rivers and Streams

“Save the Hill Country” Gathering at Vista Brewing Bonds Local Resistance to Pipeline Project


The grounds of Karen and Kent Killough’s brewery is an embodiment of the Texas Hill Country. Picnic tables crowd up under gently sloped live oak groves where patrons can sip on beers brewed with water mined from directly underfoot. A wooden swing sways in the early evening breeze. Hummingbirds buzz around while music plays. It’s … Continue reading “Save the Hill Country” Gathering at Vista Brewing Bonds Local Resistance to Pipeline Project