2 Permits = 2 Battles

Battle 1 - Surface Mining Permit

The Railroad Commission is taking up the DRCP request for expansion and approval of a new surface mining permit.  The public is invitied to come and give input on this important decision.  Please make plans to attend and speak for your friends and family.  

The hearing will be held in 2 sessions.  

Session 1​​

Wednesday - April 3, 2019

Time 5:00-10:00 PM

Session 2​​

Thursday - April 4, 2019

Time 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Hearing Location: 
City of Eagle Pass International Center For Trade ICT
​3295 Bob Rogers Dr
Eagle Pass, TX 78852

Battle 2 - Wastewater Permit

The TCEQ Appeal on the Waste Water Discharge Permit was held in Austin on February 27, 2019.  

This permit to discharge minewaste into the Elm Creek and water supply is currently overturned and the mine is operating without a discharge permit.  We are awaiting a ruling from the TCEQ regarding the presentations on that day.