Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: I can honestly say that I am more than just a little concerned about frac sand mining. There is something to be said about digging up material that hasn’t been unearthed since the dawn of time – not to mention the unknown chemicals used to extract this sediment. Haven’t we already tried [...]

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To the Editor: I’m really dismayed by the letter from Commissioner Teresa Walter that appeared in several area papers last week. Commissioner Walter has repeatedly said, in public and in private, that she thinks there should be a ban on frac sand mining in Houston County.  Yet her letter makes no reference whatsoever to a [...]

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To the Editor: Most of us have heard of Exxon Mobile, a company quite actively involved with oil exploration. Lou Allstadt, the former CEO of Exxon, just recently filed a lawsuit against a frac sand mining corporation near his home. He claims no one should have to live close to compression stations, incessant heavy truck [...]

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To the Editor: Do you know Houston County Board meetings are posted on YouTube? I watched with great interest the Houston County Board meeting of  March 11, 2014 (frac sand issue without public comment). Commissioner Storlie you are absolutely correct bullying should not be tolerated. But, it appears to me that you and Commissioner Walter [...]

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To the Editor: I would like to address this letter to the Houston County Board.  I am very disappointed with the actions of my commissioner, Justin Zmyewski, and his unprofessional behavior at the March 4, 2014, County Board meeting. I do not think Mr. Zmyewski should serve on the Frac Sand Study Committee as he [...]

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