24/11/2020 · There's little local authority to restrict the placement of the businesses in Texas, and areas without zoning regulations have seen concrete batch plants pop up near homes, schools and churches.
Texas homeowners want rules on concrete batch plants as
15/6/2020 · Approving this plan trades neighborhoods for net profit of people who don't even live in the community." In Houston, another company recently scrapped plans to build a concrete batch plant when the mayor and state officials joined local residents in opposition .
You don't want to live near a concrete batch plant. But TCEQ lets it happen too easily. "Literally," Texas state representative Armando Walle says, "you can't breathe."
Please sign to help us stop a concrete batch plant coming to our neighborhood! Our quiet residential neighborhood of West Oak Hill is nestled in the fork where two highways split. Central to this area is a big beautiful park with walking trails, a creek that feeds the aquifer recharge zone, and at the top of it all, a community college campus (ACC Pinnacle). In the coming years, the highways
21w. STOP the Bosque Solutions Concrete Plant. September 24, 2020 ·. UPDATE: The closing arguments have been submitted to the judge and we're waiting for the judge's decision. Right now, it's a waiting game. Of course, once her decision is made, the TCEQ commissioners will then make their decision.
28/1/2017 · Brown isn't referring to the concrete plant though — he's talking about the Navasota natural gas power plant. Back in 2014, this same community was fighting the power plant from coming.
17/5/2021 · They beat the odds to keep a concrete plant out of Mansfield. But the fight isn't over. May 17—Almost exactly three years ago, businessman John Sheffield applied for an air quality permit to
19/8/2020 · "Do you want to live next to a concrete batch plant?," Walle says he has asked the owners of companies who are seeking permits that, right now, don't always lead to plants that are good for the health of the community. "I'm not saying they're bad people," he
17/5/2021 · Almost exactly three years ago, businessman John Sheffield applied for an air quality permit to build a concrete batch plant in a rural neighborhood just outside of Mansfield. It didn't take
1/10/2018 · I want my kids to be healthy, and I don't want them breathing in these toxins." In a report by NBC5, Nguyen, states: "I am concerned with the health and safety of our residents. According to the EPA, concrete batch plants could be a significant source of sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxide, and carbon monoxide, which are associated with negative health and environmental impacts…"
28/1/2017 · Emission at concrete batch plants are a fear for residents. Mitchell, Brown and Kennedy all said they don't want to see the air quality near their homes impacted. Brown suffers from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, which means his lungs don't get
26/3/2021 · You don't want to live near a concrete batch plant. But TCEQ lets it happen too easily.
26/9/2018 · Neighbors who live in the Oaks at Hilltop Ranch, just west of Mansfield, are worried about plans for a concrete batch plant that could possibly be constructed near their homes.
11/12/2017 · Dallas residents in the Joppa neighborhood want concessions imposed by city officials before approval of a zoning request to allow a new concrete batch plant in …
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has taken an unprecedented step of proposing rule revisions that streamline the permitting of concrete batch plants in residential neighborhoods. These rule changes include the exemption of the consideration of health-harming crystalline silica from the permitting process and remove certain community distance buffer requirements.
14/7/2021 · The hearing for a mobile concrete batch plant near Colorado Adventure Park has been continued while the county seeks more information. Grand County commissioners opened a Tuesday hearing regarding a conditional use permit for Cornerstone Holdings' proposed concrete batch plant from applicant Clark Lipscomb.
30/1/2020 · FLINT — Arturo Lara and his family are worried about air quality and noise as a concrete batch plant has been proposed near a primarily residential area in Flint. They live in the Foxwood
11/8/2020 · "Do you want to live next to a concrete batch plant?," Walle says he has asked the owners of companies who are seeking permits that, right now, don't always lead to plants that are good for the health of the community. "I'm not saying they're bad people," he
Guide to Air Quality Permitting for Concrete Batch Plants