House APO Interim Study Committee – Virtual Facebook Townhalls

JOIN US VIRTUALLY! WATCH AT FACEBOOK.COM/TERRYWILSONPAGE Join State Rep. Terry Wilson, Chair of the House Interim Study Committee on Aggregate Production Operations (APO) committee, and industry, academic, and state agency experts for a series of informal, virtual Facebook townhalls on APO related issues in Texas. SEPTEMBER 29TH @ 9:00 A.M.  - Examining the impact of […]

Public Hearings and Opportunity for Comment on the Edwards Aquifer Protection Program

Notice of Public Hearings and Opportunity for Comment on the Edwards Aquifer Protection Program at: Call in and listen: (512) 826-8070, conference ID no. 872-912-902#. Recording will be available at: This hearing will be structured for the receipt of written comments only, via email to, by interested persons and recognized as received […]

Deadline for Public comment on revised penalty policy proposal and Compliance History rulemaking

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is accepting comments on a proposal to revise the commission’s penalty policy. The penalty policy was last revised on April 1, 2014. Since then, statutory changes have occurred, and recent incidents have caused significant impacts to the public and the environment demanding accountability within the bounds of TCEQ authority. The […]

Deadline for written testimony for HIC-APO

Whether or not you spoke at the town hall, we encourage you to submit written testimony to the Texas House of Representatives Interim Committee on Aggregate Production Operations (HIC-APO) by October 30. This will go into the official record. Our written comments will be evaluated and considered by the committee when they make their decisions. […]

Stakeholder Meeting Relating to Sand Mine Rule Petitions (virtual)

Dear Stakeholders, You are invited to a stakeholder meeting to discuss two rule petitions submitted to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) on June 15 and June 23, 2020, regarding sand mining operations in the San Jacinto River watershed. The stakeholder meeting will be held: Date: November 10, 2020 Time: 9:30 a.m. Location: Virtual […]

LCRA public meeting on proposed Lake LBJ sand dredging operation

A public meeting regarding permits for commercial dredging on Lake LBJ has been set for 6 p.m. March 10 at the Kingsland Community Center, 3451 Rose Hill Drive. The meeting will be conducted by the Lower Colorado River Authority

Bluebonnet Extravaganza Dinner & Auction

Milltown Historic District, The Grande Ballroom 490 Porter Street, New Braunfels, TX, United States

Help Preserve Our Hill Country Environment! Join us for our second annual fundraising dinner and auction—this year in the beautiful Grande Ballroom in Milltown Historic District. The evening is dedicated to raising funds for the continued legal fight against the proposed Vulcan quarry. We will also raise awareness of the long-term impacts of poorly regulated […]

DEADLINE to rate TCEQ – Sunset Review comments due by Feb. 1

State agencies periodically undergo legislative review to see if they are performing well and consider improvements.  TCEQ (Texas Commission on Environmental Quality) is one of the agencies the Sunset Advisory Commission will evaluate this year - and it's a valuable opportunity to implement significant changes and badly needed reform. Click HERE for more information and […]

Sunset Commission “People’s Hearing” – San Antonio

An invitation to talk to the legislature about the TCEQ: Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance has organized a "Peoples Hearing" with the Sunset Commission staff in attendance for Monday, 6pm in San Antonio (and broadcast on the web).

2022 Bluebonnet Extravaganza Dinner & Auction

Knibbe Ranch 9836 Spring Branch Road, Spring Branch, TX, United States

From Stop 3009 Vulcan Quarry and Preserve Our Hill Country Environment Foundation: Join us at our third annual fundraising dinner and auction—this year at the historic Knibbe Ranch in Spring Branch, one of the few remaining Century Heritage ranches in Texas. CLICK HERE for ticket purchases and more information. You won’t want to miss out […]

Texas Sunset Advisory Commission Hearing on TCEQ

E1.036, Senate Finance Committee Room Location: Senate Finance Committee Room E1.036, Capital Extension 1400 Congress Avenue,  Austin TX  78701

BEST PRACTICES WEBINAR SERIES: Reducing the Impacts of Industry Lighting: How Small Adjustments Make a Big Difference

Texans for Responsible Aggregate Mining (TRAM) invites you to attend our upcoming webinar on Reducing the Impact of Industry Lighting: How Small Adjustments Make a Big Difference. Join us, along with Audubon Texas and Lauren Concrete to learn about best practices for effective and efficient outdoor lighting that protects migrating birds and preserves the night […]