Letters to the Editor
To the Editor: 1. Lie number one; we can’t ban frac sand mining because we will get sued. The truth is both the County Attorney and county’s consulting land use attorney said the opposite. Both said you can ban frac sand mining as long as you had a good reason supported by finding of facts. [......Read More
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To the Editor: At the meeting of February 18, Houston County commissioners voted unanimously to put ban language into the proposed mining ordinance. Commissioner Storlie then made a motion to have the county attorney prepare findings of fact to support the ban language. This motion also passed unani...Read More
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To the Editor: An overwhelming majority of Houston County residents favor prohibiting industrial frac sand mining. The will of the people has been clearly laid out for you. Incredibly, Commissioner Storlie, Commissioner Schuldt and Commissioner Walters, you have chosen to ignore this fundamental pri...Read More
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To the Editor: I wrote last week congratulating the Houston County Commissioners for “doing the right thing” by voting 5-0 to add language to their zoning ordinance prohibiting frac sand mining in Houston County. OOPS! Commissioners Steve Schuldt, Judy Storlie and Teresa Walter went back on thei...Read More
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To the Editor: Whatever happened to “The will of the people shall not be denied.”?  Doesn’t a majority opinion mean anything at all?  How about just plain doing the right thing!  Maybe some of our county commissioners are confused about the word “majority”. At the February 18 hearing, o...Read More
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