THE DUMP APPLICATION IS NOT APPROVED! OUR FIGHT CONTINUES NOW IN AUSTIN!

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DUMP LOBBYIST DISCIPLINED BY TEXAS ETHICS COMMISSION; RECEIVES “SLAP ON THE WRIST.”

Despite the efforts of thousands of concerned citizens and glaring deficiencies, someone at the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality declared the application for the proposed Pescadito dump technically complete and directly referred the application to the State Office of Administrative Hearings (SOAH) for a contested case hearing without allowing the TCEQ Commissioners to rule on…

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DUMP DEVELOPER ADMITS HE LIED ABOUT BRINGING COAL ASH TO LAREDO!

On May 7, CY Benavides made a two-hour appearance on a local Facebook Live show, telling lie after lie about his proposed Pescadito toxic dump. He said almost no coal ash is sent to landfills, but admitted he’d take it and other toxic wastes.  He said his dump would only take the same type of…

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Austin Lobbyist attacks Laredo!

At the May 1 public meeting at TAMIU, an Austin lobbyist attacked one of Laredo’s elected representatives. In the first few minutes of the TCEQ meeting, Glenn Shankle, an Austin-based lobbyist for the Pescadito toxic waste landfill, launched shocking, unprovoked and personal attacks on State Senator Judith Zaffirini (D-Laredo). Lobbyist Shankle implied that state legislators…

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