Aransas County Commissioner Charlie Smith voices disappointment in letter to Region L

Mar 4, 2010 | TAP Updates

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Aransas County commissioner Charles Smith recently attended and spoke on behalf of TAP at the Region L (South Central Texas) Water Planning Board. Smith requested that Region L consider removing two projects (GBRA-Exelon and Lower Guadalupe Water Supply Project) from the plan that would seriously endanger the freshwater inflows that support the bays, estuaries, and whooping cranes.

Unfortunately, Region L ignored Smith’s request and voted for the plan with the two projects included, underscoring the need for a real solution to protect the Aransas area. After attending, Smith wrote a letter to Chairman Con Mims, detailing his dissapointment with the existing processes and how the needs of Aransas County were not being considered.

Read the Letter