MARCH NEWS 2001
GLOBAL WARMING - WHAT MUST BE DONE by Pat Suter - see Feb. 2001 News
Environmentalists Are Worried by Pat Suter
Packery Channel News: See September News& SIGN THE PETITION FOR A VOTE. Check
a copy of The Observer for a list of locations.
CITY OF CORPUS CHRISTI DOUBLE STANDARD READY TO UNFOLD by Pat Suter - see November News
ABOUT THE ELECTION by Bill Alling
KEMPS RIDLEY TURTLE UPDATE by Mina Williams &Venice Scheurich
The Corpus Christi Experiment VX Nerve Agent Disposal by Bill Alling
Should This City Be the Waste Dump
for Chemical Weapons Residue??
Bill Alling's Letter to The Caller-Times
COASTAL DEVELOPMENT by Pat Suter
Email Paul Hammerschmidt to facilitate proposed Southern Closure Regulations
Governor George Bush: His Environmental Legacy by Pat Suter
EARTH DAY 2000 by Pat Suter
PLEASE EMAIL SENATOR KAY BAILEY HUTCHISON TO EXPRESS YOUR UNFAVORABLE OPINION
ON HER BILL TO DO BEACH RESTORATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENHANCEMENT BY DREDGING PACKERY CHANNEL
COASTAL BEND GROUP
Next Meeting: Tuesday March 20, 2001
- The next meeting is scheduled for March 20, and will be held at the
Art Community Center as usual.
TOPIC: BILL ALLING: DISCUSS ENERGY CONSERVATION
Art Community Center, 100 Shoreline
Lunch 11:15; Business meeting, 12:15 p.m.
(You may bring your lunch to the business meeting if your
time is limited.)
- COMMENTS FROM THE CHAIR
This group is very involved in the Packery Channel dredging proposal.
Because of the time factor, the Garage Sale scheduled for March 31 will be
postponed until April. So keep collecting your stuff. Hopefully, a
newsletter will get printed by the end of March or early next month.
- MINUTES OF MEETING JANUARY 16 by Frank Hankins, Secretary
The meeting convened at 12:30 pm with 14 members in attendance. Some items
Garage Sale was tentatively set for Saturday, March 31.
Please save items.
Shrimp and turtle issues. Mina Williams reported
that the U.S. has finally signed on to an international treaty requiring
shrimp boats to use turtle excluder devices.
Recycling: Ken Jobe said
that a tribute is being planned for former member, the late Janet Harte, at
the library named for her in Flour Bluff to co-inside with EARTH DAY. She and
Joan Allison organized the recycling effort in Corpus Christi in 1990.
Water: The city of Corpus Christi is trying to modify water releases to
Nueces Bay. The proposal is being discussed at the Nueces Bay Advisory
Committee and will finally be presented to the City Council and the Texas
Natural Resources Committee for action.
- DATES TO PLAN FOR:
COASTAL BEND GROUP
- EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE* Pat Suter 852-7938 Chairman
PHSUTER@aol.com * Randy Berryhill 883-0586 Vice Chairman * Judy Tor 241-2605 Treasurer * Frank Hankins 991-4637 Secretary
* Henry Berryhill 883-0586 Conservation
* Elaine Giessel 578-5291 Conservation (mid coast)
* Randy Berryhill 883-0586 Membership
* Ken Jobe 993-3737 Recycling
* Edith Cosgrove 241-2960 Air Quality
* Frank Hankins 991-4637 Coastal
* Cheryl McGrath Web Master
ELECTED OFFICIALS ADDRESSES
Hon. Solomon Ortiz
Hon. Richard Borchard
House Office Bldg. Nueces County Courhouse
Washington, D.C. 20515-4315 901 Leopard
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Hon. Kay Bailey Hutchison Hon. Phil Gramm
Senate Office Building Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20510 Washington, D.C. 20510
Senator Carlos Truan
Commissioner David Dewhurst
P.O. Box 12068 GLO
Austin, TX 78711 Austin, Texas 78701
Commissioner (Chairman) President George Bush
TNRCC The White House
P.O. Box 13087 Washington, DC
Austin, TX 78711 email@example.com
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