The Guadalupe County Groundwater Conservation District Board (GCGCD) unanimously approved a resolution to oppose the landfill being proposed by the Post Oak Clean Green Inc. After a review of the permit application by GCGCD’s hydrogeologist and peer review of the assessments by other stakeholder scientists, the GCGCD decided that the proposed landfill would create an unacceptable risk to groundwater in the County. The GCGDC stated that it will legally oppose the proposed landfill in any contested case hearings to ensure that appropriate science is brought to the attention of the Administrative Law Judge and TCEQ.
The GCGCD joins the Gonzales County Underground Water Conservation District, Schertz-Seguin Local Government Corp and the Canyon Regional Water Authority who have also passed formal resolutions opposing the landfill.
Mr. Jim Watts, Executive Director of Stop Post Oak Dump, said “The Guadalupe County Groundwater Conservation District Board’s job is to protect water in Guadalupe County, we applaud their strong stance.”
“Texas state law already prohibits the building of a landfill over the Edwards Aquifer. The law should be changed to include the Carrizo-Wilcox Aquifer. We hope that strong opposition to this proposed landfill by the water conservation boards and districts in the region will help make this possible in the future.”