Tag: New Braunfels

Vulcan Hiding Key Air Pollution Data from Comal County Citizens

Over 100 individuals, groups, and associations, including Friends of Dry Comal Creek, Stop 3009 Vulcan Quarry, and Comal ISD, are currently mounting a legal fight against Alabama‐based Vulcan Construction Materials and the proposed 1500‐acre quarry between Bulverde and New Braunfels. This legal proceeding began with a preliminary hearing on March 6. Similar to a civil trial, this contested case hearing includes expert witness testimony,… Read more »

Welcome to the new “picturesque” gateway to the Texas Hill Country: rich peaceful land and the Edwards Aquifer buried under the the pollutants and fugitive dust of aggregate mining. Wait, we can stop this.

Imagine this: you are on an outing to enjoy a weekend on Canyon Lake or canoe the Guadalupe River. Your journey takes you on Texas Highway 46 or FM 3009. In route to your scenic destination, you encounter numerous heavy trucks emitting pollutants and bellows of fugitive dust. Then you pass a huge, unsightly hole in the ground with massive equipment making unbearable noise and spewing carcinogenic dust into the air. The peace, serenity, tranquility and beauty you came to enjoy will be gone. Welcome to the new “picturesque” gateway to the Texas Hill Country.