Very Important Updates! Water, land, eminent domain and corporate personhood! See you soon, we hope!

Expect a full report soon — with an action request — from the League of Independent Voters on 7 of the 9 recent East Texas hearings on eminent domain, public safety and protection of waterways. Meanwhile, please take a moment to read this release from NacStop.org, a group that’s been fighting for East Texas pipeline safety […]

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East Texas Hearings Continue, Post-Prop 6 Fears & Loathing of Water Speculation

Reminder!  The new independent voter association, the League of Independent Voters of Texas continues to hold hearings throughout East Texas on eminent domain abuses, public safety and protection of water resources related to three pipelines carrying hazardous substances (tar sands and its diluents, aka diluted bitumen) and a rail classification yard. There are three hearings […]

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Release: Citizens Hold Own Hearings, Snubbed by Dewhurst & Straus

Citizens in 6 Texas cities (Cleveland, Big Sandy, Fairfield, Bryan-College Station, Tyler and Beaumont) are holding their own informal public hearings, inviting local officials to join them, to highlight the problems with eminent domain abuse, pipeline safety and protection of waterways posed by plans to transport hazardous crude (aka diluted bitumen or tar sands) across […]

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East Texas Citizen Hearings: Eminent Domain, Public Safety and Protection of Waterways

If you live in East Texas, pay close attention and if you know folks who live there, send them this message posted here. Citizens in 6 cities (Cleveland, Big Sandy, Fairfield, Bryan-College Station, Tyler and Beaumont) are holding their own hearings in East Texas — starting on Tuesday!  See below. A national CBS News report […]

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Lotta lootin’ going on! Get ready to act! Bastrop job openings!

* Funny things have been happening ever since the Hays County Commissioners Court jumped in bed with Forestar Real Estate Group. The Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District is meeting with Forestar on Friday, so says the news. Get ready to attend the next Lost Pines GCD meeting next Wednesday, 7 pm, currently scheduled for Giddings City […]

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