The town hall hearing Thursday October 24 is at Austin Heights Baptist Church, 2806 Appleby Sand Rd., Nacogdoches, Texas. The hearing begins at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30.
For Immediate Release (Wednesday, October 16, 2013):
For More Information: Vicki Baggett 936-552-1337
PIPELINE ABUSE Town Hall Hearing October 24
Experts and affected citizens will address threats to water quality and public safety as well as eminent domain abuse posed by the three tar sands pipelines running through East Texas at a Town Hall Hearing on Thursday, October 24.
Tom ‘Smitty’ Smith of Public Citizen and Calvin Tillman, former mayor of Dish, Texas will present background about the pipelines and their impacts on water quality, threats to public safety and the history of widespread eminent domain abuse conducted by pipeline companies.
State and local officials are invited to attend, and will be given the opportunity to discuss their view and share their solutions.
Audience members will be given opportunities to pose questions to the experts as well as to the elected officials.
The Town Hall Hearing is sponsored by NacSTOP. NacSTOP member Vicki Baggett stated: “We believe that we are called as citizens to protect our community, our water and our air and that we share a duty to protect our children’s future.”
The town hall hearing is at Austin Heights Baptist Church, 2806 Appleby Sand Rd., Nacogdoches. The hearing begins at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30.