The Long Road

  • The landfill fight in Caldwell County has been delayed by the TCEQ, and now coronavirus. Plus, 130 Environmental Park changes owners.

  • The fight against a toxic dump in Laredo that has been ongoing for more than half a decade will be delayed further by the spread of coronavirus.

  • Taking A Dump On Coronavirus

    March 30, 2020

  • A Flood Of Facts

    December 12, 2019

  • Confronting the County Judge

    October 27, 2019

  • Wayne Dolcefino talks to Judge Hoppy Haden about siting ordinance

    October 14, 2019

    Wayne Dolcefino questions the Caldwell County Judge after the October 14, 2019 meeting of Caldwell County Commissioners. Dolcefino questions Haden about whether the judge will give up on the county siting ordinance preventing a landfill in Caldwell County or if he and the local government will continue to fight.

  • The Plague Is Spreading In Caldwell County

    September 12, 2019

    Green Group and their political buddies don’t want you to know the truth about their plans to turn a neighborhood into a giant tower of trash. Too bad.

  • The Court Fight Over The Dangerous Dump

    August 30, 2019

  • A Trail of Trouble Haunts Green Group

    August 19, 2019

    A widening investigation into the owners of a proposed giant garbage dump near Lockhart offers plenty of reasons to worry.

  • Cheaters Never Win… Or Do They?

    July 9, 2019

  • A good neighbor…are you kidding?

    May 5, 2019

  • The TCEQ On The Hot Seat In Caldwell County Land Fight

    May 5, 2019

  • C’mon TCEQ – This Is Garbage

    January 11, 2019

  • Vote For Your Neighbors

    November 2, 2018

  • Practice What You Preach

    October 18, 2018

  • Lesson for Lockhart

    September 25, 2018

  • It’s the Dirt Stupid

    September 17, 2018

  • The Guardians of the Dam

    August 26, 2018

  • The Dam that could spell Doom

    July 1, 2018

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 130 EP Plea in Intervention

    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.”

  • TCEQ AG Original Answer

    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.

  • We now know what they did behind your back!

    December 11, 2017

  • EPICC TJFA Original Petition

    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, siting concerns about the location’s proximity to the floodplain, high-hazard dam, and water conservation district.

  • Phone Records don’t Lie. See who they expose!

    Dec 4, 2017

  • Meet some real turkeys

    November 24, 2017

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

  • Caldwell County siting ordinance workshop

    November 1, 2017

    The last time Green Group met publicly with Caldwell County

  • Money before truth…Fight to stop it!

    October 31, 2017

  • This is Growth & Progress?

    October 20, 2017

  • The plot thickens…The politicians fold. But why?

    October 11, 2017

  • Commissioners vote to leave the legal fight

    October 09, 2017

    Caldwell County Commissioners Agenda Item

    The Caldwell County Commissioners abandon their constituents by giving up on the legal fight against Green Group, ignoring their own lawyer’s advice.

  • Time to Choose Sides

    October 8, 2017

  • Tough guys in Lockhart

    September 28, 2017

  • 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
  • TCEQ Vote

    September 8, 2017

  • TCEQ Commissioners vote to approve the permit

    September 06, 2017

  • A message to TCEQ… Don’t get Burned

    September 03, 2017

  • Let’s see if Green Group wants to really be a good neighbor after all

    August 28, 2017

  • Luling sells out its neighbors… over a Green Group dump.

    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.

  • 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

  • The Fight Is ON

    December 2013

  • Commissioners okay ‘landfill ordinance’

    December 13, 2013

  • 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?

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