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Video library of news, updates, and media coverage of the proposed Vulcan quarry in Comal County, and APO issues in the Texas Hill Country.

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

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

Media Coverage in 2020


TV, radio, and newspaper media coverage during 2020 of the proposed Vulcan quarry in Comal County, Stop 3009 Vulcan Quarry, and Friends of Dry Comal Creek.

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Online Secret Auction: Wines (2), charcuterie and chocolates, Pelican Travel Tumblers (2) w/slide lids presented in a decorative wicker basket

Online Secret Auction


From November 24 to December 1, 2020: bid early, bid high, top bid gets the prize! Proceeds support fight against the proposed Vulcan quarry.

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

Media Coverage in 2019


TV, radio, and newspaper media coverage during 2019 of the proposed Vulcan quarry in Comal County, Stop 3009 Vulcan Quarry, and Friends of Dry Comal Creek.

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An aerial view of the Vulcan Materials quarry, located north of Loop 1604 in San Antonio.

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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Community Education re SOAH Preliminary Hearing, January 30, 2019

Community Education Meeting on October 8


Tuesday, October 8, 2019: Free educational meeting to learn more about the negative impacts from the proposed quarry and hear updates on legal and legislative efforts.

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Double Decker Cave, near proposed site of Vulcan quarry in Comal County, Texas. Photo courtesy David Ochel.

Quarries Pose a Risk to Local Caves, Water


Landowners discover new chamber in Double Decker Cave, in Comal County, Texas between proposed Vulcan quarry site and Natural Bridge Caverns.

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Interior quarry construction road (unregulated source point)

What We Have Learned About the Air We Breathe


Local scientists perform sampling of air quality, contaminant pollution levels, uncover pollution far above EPA safety thresholds in Comal County, Texas.

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Castle Avalon

Love Your Honey, Love Your Hill Country Dinner & Auction


Friday, March 29, 2019: Celebrate your love for your honey and Hill Country! Inaugural fundraising dinner and auction at Castle Avalon. Great food, libations, music, silent and live auctions.

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Community Education re SOAH Preliminary Hearing, January 30, 2019

Community Education re SOAH Preliminary Hearing


Wednesday, January 30: Educational meeting to prepare residents for upcoming SOAH preliminary hearing on the proposed Vulcan quarry in Comal County.

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

Media Coverage in 2018


TV, radio, and newspaper media coverage during 2018 of the proposed Vulcan quarry in Comal County, Stop 3009 Vulcan Quarry, and Friends of Dry Comal Creek.

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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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Spring Clean Yard Sale & Market Comal County Vulcan Quarry

Fall Yard Sale & Market


Saturday, September 29: FM 3009 neighborhood yard sale and market to raise funds to Stop 3009 Vulcan Quarry in Comal County. Donate quality garage sale items and shop for holiday decor, antiques, tools, appliances, kitchen wares, clothing, jewelry, music and more!

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Speaking at a public meeting. TCEQ public meeting scheduled in New Braunfels for proposed Vulcan Comal quarry.

Community Preparation for Contested Case Hearing


Thursday, August 23: Public forum for Comal County and Hill Country residents to prepare for the upcoming Contested Case Hearing on the proposed Vulcan quarry.

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View of Hill Country in Comal County, Texas

Texas Hill Country at Risk from Aggregate Mining


The unique natural resources of the Texas Hill Country are at increasing risk from aggressive expansion by aggregate mining companies proposing numerous rock quarries and cement plants throughout the region.

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Bulverde, Texas (Comal County)

Bulverde Passes Strong Resolution Opposing Vulcan Quarry


On June 12, Bulverde passed a resolution opposing the Comal County Vulcan quarry, stating its intention to directly request a contested case hearing, and submitting to TCEQ formal recommendations for tighter permit restrictions.

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Evidence of County Governments being Granted Affected Party Status by TCEQ

Haag, County Still Neglecting Effective Tool in Quarry Fight


Comal County possesses an effective tool: requesting a contested case hearing as an affected party. When will commissioners stop siding with an out-of-state corporation and begin using this tool to support the citizens they were elected to represent?

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Family walking outdoors, enjoying nature in Hill Country

Thank You for Contributing!


Over 200 neighbors have donated and together raised over $22,000—22 percent of our goal! We are grateful for your generous support to protect our families and preserve our beautiful Hill Country!

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Rock and gravel mining and crushing quarry

Local Options and Land Use Meeting on June 5


Tuesday, June 5: Come learn about the tools that could be available to elected county commissioners to assist in managing development and controlling incompatible land use.

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Woman speaking at public meeting

Resources & Documents


Helpful resources, documents, and tools for protecting our families, preserving our beautiful Hill Country environment, and fighting the proposed Vulcan Materials quarry in Comal County.

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Spring Clean Yard Sale & Market Comal County Vulcan Quarry

Spring Clean Yard Sale & Market


Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 21. FM 3009 neighborhood yard sale and market to raise funds to Stop 3009 Vulcan Quarry in Comal County. Donate quality garage sale items and shop for antiques, tools, appliances, kitchen wares, clothing, jewelry, music and more!

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Speaking at a public meeting. TCEQ public meeting scheduled in New Braunfels for proposed Vulcan Comal quarry.

Public Advocacy Training Sessions


We’ve scheduled several short, informative training and practice sessions to help us all prepare for the upcoming TCEQ public meeting concerning the Vulcan Comal quarry—and advocate for our families and the Hill Country at future meetings as well.

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

Media Coverage in 2017


TV, radio, and newspaper media coverage during 2017 of the proposed Vulcan quarry in Comal County, Stop 3009 Vulcan Quarry, and Friends of Dry Comal Creek.

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4 x 8 Stop Vulcan Quarry Yard Sign. Comal County, Bulverde, New Braunfels, Garden Ridge, Spring Branch.

Yard Signs Available


We’ve worked with 1st Source Digital to produce signs expressing your opposition to the quarry. Posting signs in highly visible locations is a great way to get the word out!

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