Apparent Breach in Tailing Pond Dam from Quarry in Edwards Aquifer Recharge Zone


A resident near the Anderson Columbia quarry in New Braunfels observed a thick, chalky liquid flowing across his property and farm—apparently coming from a quarry tailing pond breach.

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Fight Against Vulcan Goes On


As 2019 draws to a close, we are so grateful to all our supporters and volunteers in the ongoing battle against the planned Vulcan quarry between New Braunfels and Bulverde.

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Needed: Joint Legislative Committee on Issues Related to APOs


Action Alert: Urge key state senators to encourage Lt. Governor Patrick to support the creation of a Joint Committee on Issues Related to APOs.

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Action Alert: HB 3798 Needs Our Support!


HB 3798 needs our support to better regulate aggregate quarries and protect our natural resources. Texas House Environmental Regulation Committee hearing on April 17, 2019.

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Two Great Bills Need Our Support: HB 509 and HB 2871


We strongly support HB 509 and HB 2871 to better regulate aggregate mining. Texas House Energy Resources Committee hearing on April 8, 2019.

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Support Legislation in House Environmental Regulation Committee


What you can do to help pass good legislation filed in the Texas House: Contact Environmental Regulation Committee Chair J. M. Lozano and request a committee hearing on four bills.

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Concrete Plant Proposed in Spring Branch


TCEQ is holding a public meeting on October 1, 2018 to discuss the permit application by Tex-Mix Partners to set up a concrete plant in Spring Branch near US Highway 281 and Rebecca Creek Road (between FM 306 and FM 311).

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Media Coverage


TV, radio, and newspaper media coverage of the proposed Vulcan quarry in Comal County, Stop 3009 Vulcan Quarry, and Friends of Dry Comal Creek.

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