(Early voting starts October 22, 2018 and runs through November 2, 2018.)
The fight isn’t over! Caldwell County residents can show the candidates for the Commissioner’s Court how they feel about the Barbeque Capital of the World becoming a smelly garbage dump. Lives are at risk, and residents should know where candidates stand. READ MORE
Officials with Green Group Holdings said this week that they expected a permit granted by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality that allows them to open a landfill near Lockhart to be ultimately upheld during a potentially lengthy appeals process.
May 30, 2018
Lockhart is at a cross roads. We can still retain some of the charm for which our town is famous, or we can become another Kyle with its rows of unimaginative cookie cutter homes and portable class rooms. There is a reason that movies are made here.
January 8, 2018
Green Group subsidiary 130 Environmental Park, LLC files an intervention in the lawsuit against the TCEQ, stating that “further proceedings… would significantly and adversely affect 130 Environmental Park, LLC."
January 5, 2018
Attorney General Ken Paxton and the TCEQ respond to Original Petition filed on December 11, 2017 by opponents of the 130 Environmental Park Landfill.
December 11, 2017
December 11, 2017
Opponents of 130 Environmental Park protest the TCEQ’s approval of a landfill permit, and file a lawsuit in Travis County District Court, citing concerns about the location’s proximity to the floodplain, high-hazard dam, and water conservation district.
Dec 4, 2017
November 24, 2017
November 16, 2017
Hayden resigns from Commissioners Court to run for County Judge nomination
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.
The Workshop is taking place at:
110 S. Main Street, Lockhart, TX
Second Floor Courtroom
10:00 am, November 1, 2017
October 31, 2017
October 20, 2017
October 11, 2017
October 8, 2017
September 28, 2017
September 27, 2017
Green Group sends a message to Caldwell County to change their ordinance. It prohibits a landfill where they want to build one.
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
September 8, 2017
September 03, 2017
August 28, 2017
July 16, 2017
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.
April 23, 2017
Caldwell County residents send a message about the "Environmental Park." [WATCH]
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]
March 13, 2017
February 27, 2017
February 13, 2017
January 23, 2017
August 15, 2016
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.
Watch at 3:15
December 13, 2013
How much is it worth to politicians to trade their citizens future for a big stinking pile of trash?
Caldwell County residents received a letter this week that is likely to cause quite a stir in the community.
For more than a year now, many Caldwell County Politicians have been out of the fight against the dump, but there are new candidates ready to rejoin the fight.
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.