Over the objections of concerned residents and communities throughout the region, the tiny city of Dripping Springs in Hays County has asked the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for a permit to discharge up to 995,000 million gallons of treated sewage into Onion Creek each year.
Our Attorney General should be upholding our rights – including our right to safe, drinkable water and clean, breathable air. Disappointingly, he has been undermining those rights and putting polluting interests ahead of our health and environment.
After attempting to dismantle important flood and water protection rules, Governor Christie is now going after the NJ Highlands Act, an important law put in place to protect half of New Jersey's drinking water supplies. Tell the NJ Department of Environmental Protection to oppose any changes to the Highlands rules.
Don't let these deep-pocketed responsible parties prevent the state from setting standards that ensure our drinking water is safe!