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Comal Citizens Triumph Over TCEQ and Vulcan Quarry in District Court


Judge Maya Guerra Gamble, 459th District Court, Travis County, reverses and vacates quarry air permit granted by TCEQ to Vulcan Materials.

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Tuesday Hearing Set for Comal Vulcan Quarry Air Permit Appeal


Legal hearing on Friends of Dry Comal Creek v. TCEQ (Vulcan air permit) will be held December 8, 2020, in 459th District Court, Travis County.

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Moving Forward Against Vulcan and TCEQ


We continue to progress in our legal appeal against TCEQ and Vulcan. Our attorneys recently filed the initial brief in our case opposing the Vulcan air quality permit.

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Vulcan Quarry Opponents Sue TCEQ, Appeal Air Permit Decision


Stop 3009 Vulcan Quarry filed a lawsuit against TCEQ appealing their November 2019 decision to grant an air pollution permit to Vulcan Materials.

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Citizen Groups File Motion Against Comal Vulcan Quarry Air Permit


Stop 3009 Vulcan Quarry and Friends of Dry Comal Creek filed a motion for rehearing their case opposing permit requested by Vulcan Materials.

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TCEQ Commissioners Grant Hearing on Vulcan Quarry (December 12, 2018)

TCEQ Commissioners’ Meeting on November 20


Wednesday, November 20, 2019: TCEQ commissioners consider the decision recommended by SOAH judges regarding the pending Vulcan quarry air quality permit.

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Vulcan Materials 1604 quarry aerial view. Vulcan proposes to set up a similar quarry near SH 46 and FM 3009 in central Comal County, between Bulverde and New Braunfels.

In Latest Development, SOAH Disagrees with Citizen Groups on Proposed Vulcan Quarry


SOAH recommends TCEQ issue draft air quality permit to Vulcan Construction Materials for Comal quarry. Citizen groups prepare for next steps.

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Attorney David Frederick at contested case hearing against Vulcan Construction Materials, Austin, Texas (June 10, 2019)

Trial Portion of Hearing on Proposed Comal Quarry Concludes


The hearing on the merits against Vulcan Construction Materials has ended. SOAH judge plans to render decision in case by September 3, 2019.

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Vulcan Materials 1604 quarry aerial view. Vulcan proposes to set up a similar quarry near SH 46 and FM 3009 in central Comal County, between Bulverde and New Braunfels.

Key Hearing on Proposed Comal Vulcan Quarry Starts June 10


Contested case hearing to determine TCEQ action on air quality permit application for Vulcan quarry between Bulverde and New Braunfels.

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Carcinogenic dust created by gravel quarry similar to the planned Vulcan Materials quarry in Comal County

Vulcan Hiding Key Air Pollution Data from Comal County Citizens


Vulcan Materials refuses to disclose key data on contaminants and pollutants they will emit. Comal County citizens deserve to have all the facts.

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Contested Case Hearing


June 10-11, 2019. Contested case hearing on the merits (i.e., courtroom trial) in Austin. All affected parties should be present at this multi-day SOAH hearing critical to the fight against the proposed Vulcan quarry.

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TCEQ Commissioners Grant Hearing on Vulcan Quarry (December 12, 2018)

TCEQ Commissioners Grant Hearing on Vulcan Quarry


On December 12, TCEQ Commission granted a contested case hearing on permit for the quarry proposed by Vulcan Materials in Comal County.

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Gravel and Rock-Crushing Quarry

December Holds Important Dates for Comal County Citizens


Latest developments and news updates related to the proposed quarry between Bulverde and New Braunfels, Texas. Upcoming TCEQ public meetings and deadlines.

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