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FLORESVILLE -- County Attorney Russell Wilson has filed a protest with the Texas Railroad Commission against a permit application for a Commercial Oil and Gas Separation Facility in Wilson County. The permit application, by HJ Integrity Investments of Nacodoches, seeks permission to build a “washout pit,” where wastes would be removed from oil-field trucks on S.H. 97, 6 miles west of Stockdale. The wastes would be stored at the site, then trucked somewhere else for final disposal.

The protest points out more than a dozen required items, from plats to storm water runoff plans to plans for inspection and monitoring, that were not included in the application. The Texas Railroad Commission has already received other protests regarding the application, and may hold a public hearing in Wilson County about it.

“The surge in drilling because of the Eagle Ford shale means a lot of dirty oil-field trucks, and they have to be cleaned out somewhere,” Wilson said. “But the public is entitled to know that the cleaning facility is designed and run in a way that keeps oil-field waste in it and doesn’t let it escape.”
 

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