Photo Credit: BRENDAN GIBBONS / RIVARD REPORT
(from left): John Blackwell, Margo Denke Griffin, and Charles Blackwell look across their property line at a dam built by their neighbors as part of a planned Christian youth camp.
Youth camp stirring environmental concerns
A Christian summer youth camp being developed on about 700 acres near Tarpley is seeking a state permit authorizing developers to release up to 49,000 gallons a day of treated wastewater into two area creeks once it’s fully operational, leaving at least two area officials worried..... READ MORE.
County backs law to keep wastewater out of river
Kerr County lawmakers are unanimous in supporting state legislation that would prohibit wastewater from being dumped into bodies of water.... READ MORE.
Meeting set on Tarpley wastewater plan
Landowners near a Christian summer camp planned in the Tarpley area have scheduled an organizational meeting to examine the camp’s plans to dump 49,000 gallons a day of treated wastewater into an area creek and to decide if a more environmentally sound treatment plan should be pursued..... READ MORE.
In Bandera County, Neighbors Fight Plans To Discharge Wastewater From Youth Camp
Charles and John Blackwell stood at the edge of their property with their neighbor Margo Denke Griffin and pointed out the clear water pouring across their land in Commissioners Creek..... READ MORE.