Montana Federal Judge’s Ruling in Keystone XL Impacts Permian Highway Pipeline

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

Speak Now Please!  Together We Can Save Our Hill Country Future, Not Pave It!

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!

Well Owner Resources

Arm yourself with information!  There has been a lot of interest from well owners looking for guidance on a number of different topics.  Here’s a compilation of the top links, resources, and recommendations from those in the know! Water Well Sampling Options, Guidance and Recommendations The US EPA testing guidance for private well owners includes … Continue reading Well Owner Resources

Montana Court Revokes Nationwide Permit 12 Under Endangered Species Act Permian Highway Pipeline Permit Now In Question

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 16, 2020 WIMBERLEY, TX — On April 15 chief federal Judge Brian Morris of the Montana District issued an opinion that revoked the permit under which the Keystone XL oil pipeline is being constructed for violation of the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The opinion may affect the use of Nationwide Permit … Continue reading Montana Court Revokes Nationwide Permit 12 Under Endangered Species Act Permian Highway Pipeline Permit Now In Question

Water Samples from Homes Near Construction Blunder Were Found to Contain Trace Metal Levels that Exceed EPA Drinking Water Standards

WIMBERLEY, TX    Three days following the March 28 underground loss of 36,000 gallons of drilling fluid during construction of the Permian Highway Pipeline in Blanco County, two affected homeowners captured well samples of their chocolate-colored drinking water and had the samples delivered to LCRA Environmental Laboratory Services in Austin for testing and analyses. The resulting … Continue reading Water Samples from Homes Near Construction Blunder Were Found to Contain Trace Metal Levels that Exceed EPA Drinking Water Standards