New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung December 20, 2017 (Subscription required)
Any effects of the planned Vulcan Materials Company Comal quarry would be of immediate concern to area residents. But City of New Braunfels and Comal County officials said that state-level officials are the ones who have regulatory authority….
New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung December 9, 2017 (Subscription required)
The Friends of the Dry Comal Creek held a public information meeting about possible effects of a planned Vulcan Materials quarry on Thursday night at Bulverde Activity Center. This presentation was intended as preparation for a yet unscheduled Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) public input meeting to be held next year. This upcoming meeting will gather comment on passage of the air quality permit Vulcan requires to proceed in development of the Comal quarry….
New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung December 7, 2017 (Subscription required)
The Friends of the Dry Comal Creek will hold a public meeting on Dec. 7 to provide an overview of potential environmental hazards from a planned Vulcan Comal quarry. This session is held in preparation for a not-yet-scheduled public input meeting hosted by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) to gain resident feedback on the Vulcan quarry. Though currently unscheduled, the TCEQ-hosted meeting will take place prior to potential approval of an air quality permit requested by Vulcan Materials Company. The TCEQ announced it would hold a public meeting after significant outcry from residents when news of the Vulcan Comal quarry gained attention in July….
New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung December 2, 2017 (Subscription required)
The Comal County aggregate mining quarry planned at Highway 46 and FM 3009 would be Vulcan Materials Company’s seventh in the Hill Country. Still in the early stages of development, Vulcan has applied for an air quality permit from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) before construction can begin….
New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung October 8, 2017 (Subscription required)
BULVERDE—Milann Guckian compares herself to Erin Brockovich, or as a David fighting an uphill battle against a Goliath. “I’m not happy,” said Guckian, one of several residents opposed to Vulcan Construction Materials’ proposed rock-crushing plant at the corner of Highway 46 and Farm-to-Market Road 3009. “I’m going to fight this thing—and I’m going to be a pain in their butt….”
BULVERDE—Area residents are raising numerous health and safety concerns about a rock quarry proposed for a tract of ranchland surrounded by residential subdivisions off Texas 46 in the Hill Country. “We are not against development. We want it done in a safe process,” Sabrina Houser-Amaya said at a community meeting here Thursday night that drew nearly 200 people, including several Comal County officials….
New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung August 18, 2017 (Subscription required)
Opponents of a proposed limestone quarry west of New Braunfels urged Comal County officials to support their cause during Thursday morning’s Commissioners Court meeting. Sabrina Houser and Ed Harris addressed commissioners during public commentary, urging them to join a growing number of area residents against Vulcan Construction Materials’ establishing a quarry near the corner of State Highway 46 and Farm-to-Market Road 3009….