Waller County, TX


VICTORY

On Monday, June 25, 2018, Citizens Against the Landfill in Hempstead (CALH) learned that Green Group Holdings LLC (GGH) will no longer pursue a permit to build the Pintail Landfill in Hempstead.

The press release issued by GGH announced that the company will abandon pursuit of the Pintail Landfill permit on the property along Hwy 6 near Hempstead, bringing welcome news that CALH and its many supporters have been waiting to hear for a long time. Based on past experience, however, some will not feel totally at ease until the property is sold by GGH and a beneficial use for the property is found. Nevertheless, it does appear that CALH’s members and supporters have achieved the near impossible and a huge victory for our small, determined community by never accepting the ‘It’s a Done Deal’ argument. READ MORE


Citizens Against the Landfill in Hempstead

Citizens Against the Landfill in Hempstead (CALH) has been fighting to prevent the Pintail Landfill project, proposed for a 723 acre property called the Rainey Ranch, just one mile north of US 290 on Hwy 6, near Hempstead, Texas.

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Dam Dump

When the TCEQ approved a permit for Green Group’s 17-story tall garbage dump in Caldwell County they put lives in danger. READ MORE


Timeline

Texas Rangers Investigation

The Texas Rangers were brought in to conduct a criminal investigation of the landfill deal.

It was hardly a thorough review. In fact, Rangers didn’t even write some of their investigative reports until years after they conducted the interviews.

DOCUMENTS

Ranger Report 1

Ranger Report 2

Ranger Report 3

Ranger Report 4

Ranger Report 5

Ranger Report 6

Ranger Report 7

AUDIO

Listen to the Ranger Recording of Odis Styers

Listen to the Ranger Recording of Owen Ralston

Listen to Ranger Recording of Glenn Beckendorff

Listen to Ranger Recording of John Amsler

Listen to Ranger Recording of Frank Pokluda

Listen to Ranger Recording of Jeron Barnett

Listen to Ranger Recording of Stan Kitzman


The Waller County Politicians

A Victory for Taxpayers. The expensive consequences of secret meetings with Green Group.

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