Monthly Archives: August 2018

Harvey: One Year Later

Tomorrow marks the one-year anniversary when Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas and ravaged our coastline. Houston endured more than 50 inches of rain, catastrophic flooding and the loss of vehicles, homes and our most prized possessions. A bright spot in the devastation was the kindness of our fellow Houstonians. When we saw our local law enforcement and public safety officials inundated with calls for help, you stepped up to lend a helping hand. The community came together to help those in need. From checking on our neighbors, assisting in water rescues, volunteering...
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District K Residents Challenging Massive Brine Pond

Lone Star Legal Aid’s Environmental Justice Attorneys Bryan French and Amy Dinn are representing community members of the South Houston Concerned Citizens Coalition (SHCCC) in a legal battle to fend off a massive brine pit proposed in Houston’s District K. The SHCCC recently engaged with LSLA to challenge the 27.2-acre brine pit's permit, approved by the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) in January 2017 and required for operations to begin at the site. Located just west of the Wildcat Golf Club in South Houston, construction on the...
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