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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Texas State Capitol

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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SOAH Preliminary Hearing, March 6, 2019, Comal County Courthouse

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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SOAH Preliminary Hearing, March 6, 2019, Comal County Courthouse

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, March 6, 2019, Comal County Courthouse

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, 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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