STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY
Commissioners approved the draft of a letter Tuesday, Sept. 26, asking the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for a so-called “contested case hearing” in connection with Asphalt Inc.’s air quality permit.
“This request is also reflective of, and validating, the concerns expressed by the cities of Marble Falls and Horseshoe Bay,” the letter stated.
Both municipalities drafted similar statements against the project.
Community leaders and nearby residents contend the operation will cause issues with air quality, traffic, and economic development.
Opponents have scheduled a protest at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, at the intersection of CR 403, just off U.S. 281 south of the Texas 71 intersection.
The TCEQ public commenting period and hearing request deadline is Monday, Oct. 9.
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