Conserve First, Move Water Later Scores HUGE Victory!

Folks, we were so stunned last night by the stand of the Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District to ratchet back permits for groundwater from the Simsboro Aquifer, it took us a few minutes to realize what a HUGE victory it was! Click here to read Environmental Stewardship’s cogent analysis of the Board’s truly courageous stand […]

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Lost Pines Groundwater District Stunned Us – THANK YOU!

Folks, we were so stunned last night by the stand of the Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District to ratchet back two of the three permits for groundwater from the Simsboro Aquifer, it took us a few minutes to realize what a HUGE victory it was! Click here to read Environmental Stewardship’s cogent analysis of the […]

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Legislature’s Water Fund Deflates, Water Wars Escalate

For Immediate Release                                                   May 13, 2013 Legislature’s Water Infrastructure Fund Deflates, Local Water Wars Escalate Simultaneous to the Legislature’s scramble to find the votes to get $2 billion to fund water infrastructure, residents living in counties just to the east of the Capitol are headed for […]

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Letter to Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District: Permit This, Not This

PERMIT THIS NOT BANKRUPTCY-RecycledDear Lost Pines GCD Board of Directors, (Please forward to Board ASAP) The coalition of below named organizations have developed what it believes would be a reasonable outcome of your deliberations regarding the groundwater permit applications before you at this time.  We find that the production limits sought by Forestar, End Op, […]

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Thou Shalt Not Covet Thy Neighbors Water, even if it’s legal say Lost Pines landowners & residents

The Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District, covering Bastrop and Lee counties, is ground zero for a uniquely Texan drama.   It is a drama about life and death – life and death of an aquifer, life and death of a regional economy and life and death of a way of life.  The leading players are:  Lost […]

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