GEAA Press Releases

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2015
Request of Coverage: Citizens Rally to Support Reauthorization of Props 1 & 2 – January 27
Request of Coverage: Plan to preserve birds and cave critters in Bexar County found lacking – February 2
Request of Coverage: Citizens Groups Concerned about SAWS Proposal to Hike Water Rates – July 14
Request of Coverage: Wells Fargo Awards Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance – July 30

2014
Request of Coverage: GEAA Calls for Moratorium on New Development on the Edwards Aquifer Recharge Zone – July 9
Request of Coverage: GEAA Calls for Moratorium on New Development on the Edwards Aquifer Recharge Zone – July 17

2013
Request of Coverage: Citizens Request City to Rescind Approval of SAWS Service to Crescent Hills – May 20

2012
Town hall meeting in Castroville to Discuss Preserving Medina River – February 9
Aquifer Alliance Applauds, Deplores Proposed Edwards Aquifer Authority Rules – June 22
Request of Coverage: Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance and Texas State University students partner to map Sewage Leaks on the Edwards Aquifer Recharge Zone – August

2011
Local Environmental Groups Laud Resolution Adopted by SAWS – February 1
Request of Coverage: Texas Senate to Vote on Bill to Let Developers Request of Coverage: Texas Senate Vote on Bill Let Developers Clearcut Trees – April 7
Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance Supports Fees to Maintain Springflow and Protect Water Quality – August 4
Op-ed-Regional_Transportation_Plan_CoNB – November 17
Report Documents: Growing Threats to the Edwards Aquifer from – November 21

2010
Request for Coverage: Neighbors Object to Rock Crushing Operation by Owner of Helotes Mulch Fire Site –  January 5
KHCE: San Antonio Community Educational Television, Inc. – February 2
SGVA Press Release: San Geronimo Valley Alliance announce that a settlement agreement has been finalized between SGVA and the developer of the proposed Hills of Castle Rock – February 19
Request of Coverage: Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance Challenges San Antonians to Know Your BMP’s – March 8
Request of Coverage: Armendariz Reception – April 9
Press Release: Change in rate structure proposed by SAWS – June 10
Press Conference: Town Hall Meeting TCEQ Sunset Review – November 2
Request for Coverage: Town Hall Meeting TCEQ Sunset Review – November 8
Request of Coverage: Hearing on Rules to Protect the Edwards Aquifer – November 18

2009
Request of Coverage: Rep. Leibowitz Files Bill to Prohibit Discharge of Treated Sewage Effluent into Edwards Aquifer Waterways – January 16
Request of Coverage: Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance Educates South San ISD Honor Students at Government Canyon State Natural Area February 9
Request of Coverage: Regulators, Engineers, and Environmentalists Co-Sponsor Workshop on Low Impact Development – February 13
Request of Coverage: How to make a brown lawn more attractive – GEAA Promotes Water Conservation with Yard Sign Campaign – June 20
Request for Coverage: Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance Calls for Moratorium on Development within the Camp Bullis Buffer Zone – July 1
KHCE: San Antonio Community Educational Television, Inc. – July 7 Council to Consider Controversial Steubing Ranch Rezoning September 30
Farm Range Forum #1 – November 19

2008
Request of Coverage: Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance asks Legislature to Take Action to Protect Water and the Texas Hill Country – January 14
Request for Coverage: Proposed Flood Control Dam Threatens Historic Maverick Ranch – February 11
AGUA Alert: Ask SAWS Board to Withdraw Applications to Expand Service (CCN) Into NW Bexar County – February 14
Local Group – 800 strongJoins Forces with Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance to Save Neighborhood from New Quarry – April 3
Request of Coverage: City Council To Consider Denial of Water Service – April 15
Request for Coverage: Hill Country Planning Association and Other Neighbors of Camp Bullis Unite With Army to Request Same Actions within Buffer Zone – June 23
Program for Kinney Town Hall Meeting: Critical Habitat for Devils River Minnow – September 22
KHCE: San Antonio Community Educational Television, Inc. – October 7
Request of Coverage: Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance Educates South San ISD Honor Students at Government Canyon State Natural Area – November 14
Army Comments Tract – December 11

2007
Request of Coverage: Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance Calls on the Legislature to “Give Us Local Control” – January 7
Request of Coverage: Helotes Citizens Rally to Protest Inaction in Putting out Mulch Fire – January 7
Request of Coverage: Rally at Helotes City Hall Citizens Call on SAWS to Protect Their Health and Safety – March 12
Request of Coverage: Angry Citizens To Be Heard at SAWS Board Meeting – April 3
Request of Coverage: New Development Threatens Swimming Hole & Edwards Aquifer – August 27
Request of Coverage: AGUA and GEAA Call on City of San Antonio and VIA to Halt Plans for Park & Ride that Threatens the Edwards Aquifer – November 29
Request for Coverage: SAWS Takes Up Proposal to Serve Irresponsible Development In the Hill Country – November 30
Request for Coverage: City to Vote on Proposed Intense Commercial for a “Most Permeable” Property in the Recharge Zone – December 6

2005
Edwards Aquifer Advocates from Across the Hill Country Deliver “Greetings from the Heart of Texas” to Legislators – May 3

2004
Request for Coverage: Save-the-heart-of-Texas – March 3

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WATER Symposium – Sunday, Feb. 14th – Tuesday, Feb. 16th

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GEAA is one of the sponsors of the WATER Symposium, coming up on February 14-16, 2010, at Trinity University’s Holt Conference Center. This free symposium takes an interdisciplinary approach to the study of water, with presenters speaking about the science, politics, history, poetry, music, architecture, fashion, law, spirituality (and much more) of this precious resource.

For a full list of presentation topics and speakers, please visit the WATER Symposium website.

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