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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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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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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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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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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House Bill 3114: Citizens’ Rights in Jeopardy


Proposed legislation in the Texas House of Representatives (HB 3114) would further erode citizens’ rights on matters of and hearings on TCEQ permit applications and enforcement.

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Comal County Citizens and CISD Granted Affected Party Status


On March 6, nearly 200 Comal County citizens filled the courthouse in New Braunfels. The SOAH judge granted affected party status to citizens present living within five miles of the proposed crusher.

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What’s Next? After the Preliminary Hearing


Now what happens following the March 6 SOAH Preliminary Hearing? Named an affected party or not? Alignment benefits and details. How to make your contributions to help fund legal fees and scientific experts.

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SOAH Preliminary Hearing


Wednesday, March 6: SOAH Preliminary Hearing on the air quality permit for the proposed Vulcan quarry in Comal County. To be an affected party, you must attend this hearing in New Braunfels.

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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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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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Affected Person Recommendations & Replies


On December 12, TCEQ commissioners will decide who is and who is not an affected person. But December 3 is the deadline to submit replies.

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Preparing for the Contested Case Hearing


Resources and tools to prepare your contested case hearing request, review your legal options, attend upcoming workshops, and continue the fight against the proposed Comal County Vulcan quarry.

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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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Comal ISD Board Commits to Contested Case Hearing


In a 7-0 vote on June 26, Comal ISD Board of Trustees approved a resolution supporting area residents, echoing their concerns about the proposed Vulcan quarry, and directing the school administration to file for a contested case hearing.

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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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