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Brockovich In Frisco: 'We Shouldn't Be Having These Problems, Everybody Needs Water'

FRISCO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Most have seen her name or watched a glamorized version of her story on the big screen.

But on Thursday night, Erin Brockovich and her team rolled into North Texas to address water quality concerns. 282 more words

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Gulf Coast drinking water may be impacted by this Texas toxic waste plan

Altair hazardous waste landfill should be closely reviewed

By Phil Wilson LCRA General Manager The Bay City Tribune

” . .. The proposed location of the hazardous waste landfill is within the Chicot Aquifer, which is part of the larger Gulf Coast Aquifer. 56 more words

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Hundreds gather to protest proposed rock quarry in Marble Falls

MARBLE FALLS, Texas (KXAN) — Hundreds of protesters attended an informational meeting about a proposed rock crushing plant near Marble Falls Thursday evening.

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality held the meeting regarding a permit application for a rock crushing plant off of US 281 near Flat Rock Road. 398 more words

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Harvey's Floodwaters Are Foul Mix Of Sewage & Chemicals

HOUSTON (AP) – Harvey’s filthy floodwaters pose significant dangers to human safety and the environment even after water levels drop far enough that Southeast Texas residents no longer fear for their lives, according to experts. 973 more words

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Hutto, Valero consider alternate site for pipeline terminal

HUTTO, Texas (KXAN) — Valero and Hutto city leaders are now considering alternate locations for a terminal related to a $200 million pipeline project after the city and residents near the proposed site spoke up. 311 more words

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Hutto leaders opposed to Valero's proposed 70-mile pipeline

HUTTO, Texas (KXAN) — Hutto city leaders are voicing their concerns about Valero’s $200 million pipeline project, which would be capable of transporting up to 60,000 barrels of refined gasoline or diesel daily from Hearne to Williamson County. 392 more words

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