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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 15, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                11 hurt as tornadoes hit Southeast Texas pie wgra Injured when a we Jaftutty tornado touched down near this Southeast Texas towivtoislng vehi cles off the destroying five mobile homes kmxiking down CHS teams succumb to very physical play It was a physical night of play for both of Canyons akctball tcanis on Hays Capped the Cou gar boyi1 fivegame winning white the 04 Cougarcttcs finished play with just two players on the Set 7 New Braunfels H Kids magazine aims at environmentally cool AP Its So reads a headline about ihc worlds trash in planet the 1 for environmentally cool i 44 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS ieitunq mj Vti r Tuesday 1991 25 Gents One 10 Pages Lafarge asks to fund study By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Editor Officials of Lafarge and Systech corporations put a halt today to the per mits they are seeking to store and burn hazardous waste while an environ mental assessment of he proposed project can be buring the six to nine months needed to complete the Lafarge and Systech will support a moratorium of the permit application said Fred president of We will ask the regulative agencies to put our permitting process into an said Tom president of Systech Environmental The announcement to put the permits on hold was made this morning at a press conference at the Balcones Cement Plant on Wald Lafarge and its subsidiary Systech have applied for permits from the Texas Water Com mission and Texas Air Control Board to store and bum hazardous waste as fuel at the Balcones Cement Plant in New The hearings concern ing the before the were not expected to be heard for another six to nine Kocster announced at the press conference that Lafarge and Systech will fund the commissioning of an independent environmental assessment of the proposed project to store and burn hazardous The environmental assessment will be conducted by an independent professional research organization and will be directed by a project manager operating with com plete he This will be an objective and independent assessment in every Kocster Lafarge will have nO involvement in it except underwriting its The overriding objective of this study will be to address the questions and concerns the people of New Braunfels have about the f XfttiTSESj environ fathers direction on whether or not to fighrihe Lafarge and Systech will support a morator The Texas Air Control Board is conducting a public hearing on the bum ium of the permit application Fred president of ing of hazardous waste in cement kilns in New Braunfels and Midlothian announced in a news conference PhbtobyErikKarlsson asks for further drop in rate A water rate increase of 41 percent was approved in a 43 vote by New Braunfels City Council Monday as several councilmembcrs expressed the desire to see that rate decreased even further for the third and final reading of the ordinance on This is a real hard job to try and raise the rates by this said Councilmembcr Clinton who made the I know some of us have spent lime at the Utilities and I agree with you that 48 percent is real ly a high but 1 think all the fig ures they came up with are justified We should get down to being rea listic as to what the Utilities needs to continue to operate as a viable busi he Brandts motion called for NBU to reduce its 48percent increase rcqucstto 41 I would go along with at least this much of a decrease and talk to you and your staff to determine what other reductions can be said Councilmcmber Bill Councilmembcrs and Eddie Temple and Mayor Arno Becker approved the second reading of the ordinance increasing NfiU water and sewer Councilrncm bers Ramon Ghapa Loraine Kraft and James Goodbread voted against the See Page 2 Taxpayers to get notice before collection effort Breezy conditions northwest winds at 1025 should result in a sunny high of 65 degrees and an over night low near Wednesday should remain with a high of 6771 forecast and an overnight low in the midto high More rain is possible late in the Inside 810 6 DEAR TV Rumblings of war in gulf deafen as deadline nears More than taxpayers in the area will be notification to pay their delinquent taxes this week to avoid forced lion measures designed to recover delinquent property The taxpayers in the New Braunfcls area owe more than to the New Braunfels Inde pendent School District and the city of New according to records of the delinquenttax attorney for the entities Blair Taxpayers receiving a letter should respond immediately to the tax office or law firm to avoid being part ner of the SanAntonio law If IcgaLaction is necessary to collect the the taxpayer may lose their property as a result of seizure or The city and school have con tracted with the firm to implement an but delinquent tax collection program that has proved successful in many communities throughout the firm The firm has the resources and stateof See Page 2 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS With the approach of the deadline for Iraq to release Kuwait suddenly measured in bids for peace were drowned out today by rumblings of As the clock ticked toward a dead line today of midnight EST for Iraq to withdraw from the emirate or face possible the mood in Washing ton was grim and the message one of President Bush was briefed early today by his intelligence and national security Late he signed the congressional passed over the authorizing him to use military force to drive Sad dam Hussein from Members of the Security Council met into the early hours today and heard a sobering summary of SecretaryGeneral Javier Perez dc Cucllars failed peace mission to Diplomats described the report as somber arid The council was expected to dis cuss an 11 inhour French peace plan which would guarantee that Iraq would not be attacked and calls for a peacekeeping But the offer of a Middle East peace con so Saddam would hot fully lose was unacceptable to the In Foreign Minister Roland Dumas said he would not visit Bagh dad to promote the French peace ini a spokesman Commissioners change salary grievance panel Comal County Commissioners Court in a 41 vote Monday changed the composition of ihe countys salary grievance committee to a nine public member eliminating six elected Theres two ways you can do said County Judge Carter One you can have six elected offi cials and then three more members from the public or you can have nine public See Page 2 The New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring its annual Troutfest on This years event will take place at the Landa Park Olympic which will be stocked with rainbow Public fishing times are from 10 until 8 every day except for On that the pool will be open for the dis abled only from 10 until 5 The general public may fish after 5 Thesjre will be a youth fishing tournament wv 19 beginning at 8 for boys arid girls ages forthe Troutfest will be for children ages for adults and free of charge for the For more information On stage at New Braunfels High School 182 1 will be Tfa Uttle The directed by instructor Kathy Hill and performed by students in the Drama H will serve as a fundraiser for the groups trip to UJkOneAct Play Performances will be at 6 JO 2 20 and 7 Fri days performance will be a Pigi 9 State inaugural rites marred by gulf fears AUSTIN AP mix ed with concern today as Democrat Ann Richards became Texas new governor on the day the nation was bracing itself for a possible Persian Gulf The American men and women in the Persian Gulf are going to be remembered throughout the said Chuck a spokesman for the governor Richards was to be sworn in at after leading an expected participants in a peoples march through downtown Austin to the Capitol and Bob were to their oaths of office from Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Tom Shes the first woman to become gov ernor since Miriam Ma Ferguson was sworn in on Event organizers said the possibili ty of a Middle Eastern war could change The United Nations deadline for Iraq to withdraw from Kuwait or face attack is midnight Yellow ribbons were added Mon day to the redwhiteandblue inau gural banners which spanned the street leading to the Richards planned to begin her day with a special prayer service to remember troops in the Middle New Braunfels among sites for TACB waste fuel hearings The Texas Air Control Board staff will conduct public hearings to con sider changes to its Regulation I con cerning burning hazardous waste fuels in commercial combustion The hearings are set for Wednesday and Thursday in New Braun felg and The first hearing Wednesday will be conducted at the TACB central office auditorium in Austin at 10 The second hearing will be Wednes day at the New Braunfels Civic Cen 380 Scguin at 7 The third hearing will be conducted Thursday at the Midlothian High School 925 9th in Midlothian at 7 The agency is proposing new rules Watery wickedness portrayed by Tandelyn threatens MollymaroK Mandy Maxwell is a scene from The Uttle being staged as a fundraiser for competition by New Braunfels High School theater stu The cost is for for students and for children under Performance times are 6 Friday with guests Invited to bring their own dinner at 9 2 Sunday and 7 2   

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