The 130 Showdown


Bump the Dump

Environmental Protection in the Interest of Caldwell County (“EPICC”) is a grassroots movement of local residents who joined together in October 2013 to take action against the proposed landfill (aka SH130 Environmental Park) to be located at the Northeast corner of Highway 183 and F.M. 1185, just North of Lockhart.

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Caldwell County residents speak out!

Caldwell County residents send a message about the "Environmental Park." [WATCH]


Rally Against the Dump: Commissioners Court Meeting

On 4-23-2017, residents raised their voices against the proposed trash dump Green Group wants to build in Caldwell County. [SEE THE PHOTOS]


  • Hayden resigns from Commissioners Court to run for County Judge nomination

  • Caldwell County citing ordinance workshop

    November 1, 2017

    Workshop regarding the citing ordinance for Caldwell County. Those people who would wish to participate and make public comments should print out the participation form, and bring it with them.

    More info

    The Workshop is taking place at:
    110 S. Main Street, Lockhart, TX
    Second Floor Courtroom
    10:00 am, November 1, 2017

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  • Green Group sends a message to Caldwell County to change their ordinance. It prohibits a landfill where they want to build one.

  • TCEQ approves permit for 130 Environmental Park

    September 22, 2017

    On September 6, 2017, the TCEQ considered an application by 130 Enivornmental Park, LLC for a new Type I Municipal Solid Waste Landfill in Caldwell County, TX.

    Read the signed order
  • The Administrative Law Judges (or ALJ’s) will be hearing argument from both sides regarding the Proposal for Decision. Attorneys both for and against 130 Environmental Park will have 12 minutes to sway the Judges to either allow the case to continue, or for the case to be concluded, which would allow the ALJ’s to set a date to then render a decision.

  • 130 Environmental Park Permit Application Goes to TCEQ Commission for Final Approval

    May 25, 2017

    Green Group puts ad in May 25, 2017 edition of the Lockhart Post Register.

  • Caldwell County residents speak out!

    April 23, 2017

    Caldwell County residents send a message about the "Environmental Park." [WATCH]

  • Out of state Green Group wants to build a Dump in Caldwell County, Texas

    April 23, 2017

    On 4-23-2017, residents raised their voices against the proposed trash dump Green Group wants to build in Caldwell County. [SEE THE PHOTOS]

  • Discussion/Action to accept committee appointments from each Commissioner for the purpose of negotiating a possible Host Agreement with Green Group Holdings

    March 13, 2017

  • Discussion/Action to appoint a Commissioner to begin discussing terms of negotiation on behalf of the committee with Green Group for a host agreement

    February 27, 2017

  • Discussion/Action to retain additional legal counsel to review and/or negotiate a host agreement related to 130 Environmental Park

    February 13, 2017

  • Discussion/Action concerning proposed host agreement between Caldwell County and 130 Environmental Park, LLC.

    January 23, 2017

  • In August of 2016, Key experts used by Green Group to peddle their tower of trash faced questions about the quality of their work, destroyed records and the veracity of previous sworn testimony.
  • Caldwell County Votes to Halt Negotiations

    November 2015

  • Caldwell County votes to reject support of 130 Environmental Park

    February 2015

  • Green Group shows it’s true colors

    August 2014

    Watch at 3:15

  • Dollars for a Dump

    November 2013

    How much is it worth to politicians to trade their citizens future for a big stinking pile of trash?

  • The Fight Is ON

    December 2013

  • Caldwell County residents received a letter this week that is likely to cause quite a stir in the community.


130 Showdown links

- Office Of Public Interest Counsels Exceptions To Proposal For Decision
- Tjfa L.P.S And Environmental Protection In The Interest Of Caldwell Countys Unopposed Motion For Extension
- Executive Directors Exceptions To Proposal For Decision And Order
- Notification Of Exception And Replies Extension
- Caldwell Countys Exceptions To The Proposal For Decision
- TJFA L.P.S & Environmental Protection In The Interest Of Caldwell Countys Exceptions To The Proposal For Decision
- 130 Environmental Park Llcs Exceptions To The Administrative Law Judges Proposal For Decision
- Caldwell Countys Exceptions To The Proposal For Decision
- Caldwell Countys Responses To Exceptions To The Proposal For Decision
- TJFA LPS & Environmental Protection In The Interest Of Caldwell Countys (And Aligned Individual Protestants)
- Applicants Replies To Exceptions


The Caldwell County Politicians

So far, Caldwell County Politicans stand firm against the landfill, but we will be watching.

See the Votes


Where are the records Judge?

Since November of 2015, Investigative Firm Dolcefino Consulting has been asking for Former Caldwell County Judge Tom Bonn’s Records.

See the Evidence


Hometown Press

Why isn’t the Lockhart Post-Register asking tough questions about the landfill? Could it be because the company purchased full page ads?

Read

What Locals are Saying

- Bump the Dump

Important Links

- Link to Transcript of Ernest Kaufmann