Members of the Nordheim group, Concerned About Pollution, are ready to put a cap of their own on proposed plans for an open gas and oil waste disposal site near Nordheim. And the group isn’t just fighting mad -- they’re hitting the road to take their fight all the way to the State’s capital.
A group of about 20 people, most members of CAP, traveled to Austin on September 10, 11 and 12, to try to convince Texas Railroad Commissioners to vote against the proposed project. Among those speaking were Paul Baumann, Phillip Baumann, Ruth Newman, Howard Anne Baumann, Barbara Fulbright, Michael Janssen, Don Janssen, Kevin Styra and Gail Tisdale. Speaking from Cuero were Jim Wright and Kenneth Benbow.
“We’re the only group opposing anything in the Eagle Ford Shale,” Lyn Janssen said of CAP, emphasizing the word “group.”
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