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Mounting Strength: TCEQ Showdown, School Board Victory, and How You Can Make a Difference!

Updated: Dec 15, 2023

Hello Green Air Solutions Community,

We're back with some important updates on our ongoing battle against the proposed concrete batch plant #STOPJ7. Your support and engagement have been invaluable in our recent successes, and we want to keep you informed every step of the way.

Silent Auction Success

First things first, we have to give a massive shout-out to everyone who contributed to our silent auction. Your generosity helped us raise nearly $4,000, reinforcing our community's commitment to this cause. A very special thanks to the hardworking volunteers who stepped up to make the auction a success. We do have plans for the unsold items so stay tuned!

TCEQ Public Meeting Recap (December 11)

The TCEQ Public Meeting was a powerful tribute to our community's unity and determination. Over 300 people showed up to show their support, with more than 40 individuals who asked some thought-provoking questions and over 50 who bravely shared their public comments (verbal and written). It's very heartwarming, and we just wanted to shout out a big thank you to everyone who stood up and fought for the well-being of our community. You guys are the real heroes!

Media Coverage

Our combined efforts are making waves beyond our community, catching the attention of the media. Check out these recent articles

Mansfield ISD School Board Resolution (December 12)

Your advocacy didn't stop at the TCEQ meeting. Your emails to the Mansfield ISD School Board urging their involvement were heard loud and clear. A resolution opposing the plant was added to the December 12 board meeting PASSED! Read more about the resolution here.

And, just for fun, some news coverage here.

Next Steps

As we continue our fight, your participation remains crucial. Here's how you can make a difference:

Comment on J7 Ready Mix’s Permit Application

Members of the public have until January 4, 2024, to comment on J7 Ready Mix’s application to operate a concrete batch plant at 5428 East FM 1187, Burleson.

  • Comment Online: Click on this link and enter Permit No. 172856. Follow the prompts to submit your written comment.

  • Comment by Mail: If you prefer mail, reference Permit No. 172856, include your contact information, and mail your comments to:

Office of the Chief Clerk, MC 105; TCEQ

PO Box 13087

Austin, TX, 78711

Get Involved:

As we continue our collective effort, your participation is still very important. Here's how you can make a difference:

  • Volunteer: If you have time and skills to offer, we welcome volunteers to join our cause. Sign up here.

  • Buy Merchandise: Support our cause by purchasing merchandise from our store. Every item contributes to our ongoing efforts. Visit our online store.

  • Donate: Financial contributions play a crucial role in sustaining our fight. Your donations directly support legal fees and advocacy efforts. Donate now. You can also set up a recurring donation here.

  • Share: Spread the word! Share our updates, news articles, and social media posts. Together, we can reach more people and gain additional support.

Let's stay united, keep the buzz alive, and make some noise! Together, we're unstoppable, and we're not stopping until our community is protected.

Stay informed, stay engaged. We're in this together. Thank you for your ongoing commitment!

Green Air Solutions

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