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  •  prompted by a citizen's report (1+ / 0-)
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    is key here.  TCEQ  admits on their press release that their only involvement has been when folks complained.

     And that they have not done an inspection in six years.

    Be the change you want to see in the world. -Gandhi

    by DRo on Thu Apr 18, 2013 at 03:30:07 PM PDT

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    •  I lived in west Texas (1+ / 0-)
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      where the EPA complains about particulates, and apparently still hasn't figured out that the time of year when people are plowing is also the time of year when the wind blows a lot. Brown air - from dust, not smog.

      (Is it time for the pitchforks and torches yet?)

      by PJEvans on Thu Apr 18, 2013 at 04:17:23 PM PDT

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      •  West is the town's name.... (1+ / 0-)
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        but it is more Central.

        You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you mad. Aldous Huxley

        by murrayewv on Thu Apr 18, 2013 at 05:55:11 PM PDT

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      •  You were in west Texas (0+ / 0-)

        This happened in West, Texas - which is actually quite a bit east of west Texas - near Waco.

        "No one life is more important than another. No one voice is more valid than another. Each life is a treasure. Each voice deserves to be heard." Patriot Daily News Clearinghouse & Onomastic

        by Catte Nappe on Thu Apr 18, 2013 at 06:12:05 PM PDT

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