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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 10, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas                                New Braunfels HeraldZc 0 ar March Strvlng Comal County of Amy Uwaon 50 Cents 75 Cents Sunday 79 i Paul Pennlngton Council pressed on LaFarge burn debate By GARY CARROLL HeraldZeltung Paul Pennington urged the New Braunfels City Council Monday night to support a moratorium on the burning of hazardous waste at the LaFarge Corporation Bal cones while company officials defended the plants Penningtons request came following a statement by Jock Ferguson of the Toronto Globe and board member for Securing A Future Envi told the council that studies by the Environ mental Protection Agency found that the burning of cer tain toxic chemicals produced t chemical surprises which are present in the finished cement products as well as postproduction There are trace elements produced during the process of said Herb Schneider director of the community outreach program for But they are all well within the limits established by the Schneider said that state licensing is much more strict than federal licensing guide but that LaFarge was prepared to adhere to the strictest of Cement manufacturers use hazardous waste to fire kilns because the materials provide them with the fuel to create the high temperatures necessary for cement produc Studies by the say that burning these products can produce certain trace ele ments including dioxins and fur an s and in some cases According to the waste products that would be involved at the Balcones plant included flammable items such as paint old printing inks and waste from pharmaceutical compa These waste products were deemed hazardous because of their Schneider said that LaFarges original plans were to apply for permitting with the Texas Air Control Board 2 Council votes to remain in task force By GARY CARROLL rteraldZaltung The New Braunfels City Council voted Monday to maintain its active involve ment with the Alamo Area Narcotics Task State officials with the task force have asked that New Braunfels contribute to the program by paying nearly and Police Chief Dick Headen recom mended the city stay involved with the task force Headen said the would not affect the and he said the funds the department currently has from seized assets would almost cover the If we dont seize any more assets at we would be within to meeting that obligation right Headen In New Braunfels Police seized almost in narcotics and The Council decided also that a work shop was necessary to discuss the details of the police departments radio According to Headen and radios are not performing as well as they should The Council decided that before a pro posal for new radios or repairs is they need to be fully apprised of the In other business the council discussed the feasibility of inclusion with in the San Antonio Metropolitan Planning Organization which would allow New Braunfels to become eligible for its share of million earmarked for transportation Inclusion in the SAMPO would prohibit the citys receiving funds from a mil lion Federal Surface Transportation and council membersi felt thai with the majority of the SASIPQ bblrel being from the San Antonio New Braunfels would not get fair considera tion in funding The council did not act on the item and discussion of the idea The Council will meet again at March 15 at the City Municipal Smithson Valleys Amy Huckle winds up for the first pitch of the firstever softball game between the Rangerettes and the Canyon Cougarettes Tuesday SV won 176 as Huckle struck out six Canyon batters In three innings of For a complete story on the See Sports Page Photo by John Area residents may claim listed property State to return unclaimed cash to rightful fromes Some Comal County residents may have some cold cash coming to them from the state of Cash of or or contents of safe deposit boxes are being held for those listed by the Texas Those on the list may call 18006543463 or 5124633120 to claim property but that may be easier said than Ive been trying to call for a couple of said Gary Barr of New Its prob ably a million dollars itll still be there when I get If I Ill probaibly Also in New attor ney Ronald Zipp has already written to the Texas Tve tried to get through many but Ive also 111 continue to try maybe theyve misplaced the Commissioner Neil Craigmile was happy to hear that in his the BexarBulverde Vol unteer Fire Department was on the They dont exist but thats in my precinct and 111 certainly be look ing into said I personally got once from the state of I never lived in and they never could tell me where it came Ill certainly start calling them tomorrow to try and collect that for the Until March 26 the state trea sury office hours have been Comal County residents list ed with unclaimed property Bulverde BexarBulverde Vol Fire Dejpi Kathleen Ciliske Ruben Flores LisaFoerster William Hand Sherry A Fry William Wayne Scott Knowlton James Martin R and Dominga Mason John Ottea Antonio Rendon Jeanne Roever Carolyn and William Taylor Edward Uzzell Roderick Young Canyon Lake Anthony Robert Butler James WCannbn William and Doris Crafton and Tanlara K Ho David Anthony Diaz Iva Engelking Laura Hill Annie Heuter L and Keenura Richard T Lindell Joe Mcelroy Rulon Mcomie Sw 2 extended to 8 and bilingual operators are on There is also access for the hearing impaired through the 1800 Those who cant get through on the may write to the Texas State Unclaimed Prop erty Box Gore to help Krueger campaign Associated Press WASHINGTON Vice Presi dent Al Gore will campaign this week in Texas for Democratic Bob with stops in the states major The vice president is expected to appear Thursday with Krueger in Austin and San said campaign spokeswoman Samantha We know we will end up Thursday evening at a fund rais er in but at this time the rest of the schedule is not con Smoot said Its a little bit fluid right Gore could campaign with Krueger as early as Wednesday she appointed by Ann Richards in January to the seat vacated by Lloyd faces a May 1 special More than a dozen candidates have indicated their intention to including Republicans Kay Bailey the state trea surer Joe Barton of Ennis and Jack Fields of Humble and Democrat Richard a Dal las Former attorney general Jim a continues to weigh a The win ner will serve out the remainder of Bentsens through Gore had indicated in January that he would be willing to cam paign for whose victory is considered essential by the Task force officer says Sheriff An officer with the Alamo Area Narcotics Task Force has been fired in an incident involv ing allegations of falsifying doc umentation of an accident involving a task force according to Comal County Sheriff Jack Bremer said the case was under investigation and that he could not discuss the but did say that at least one officer had been removed from There was an incident and there has been at least one dis Bremer Task Force Commander Sumner Bowen was unavail able for comment this Inside Stammtisch Inside WATER Best wishes The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung sends Birthday wishes to KriBten Lee Anthony Anniversary wishes to Harry and Delia Belated Birthday wishes go to Rosa Joe AntKony Gabriel and Consuelo Lockin Dance Saints Peter and Paul Church will be hosting a Spring Break in Dance 741 March Students from fifth grade through eighth grade are Cost for the dance is per The dance is sponsored by and proceeds will benefit the Childrens Miracle Open Mike March 12 is open mike night at the Childrens museum in New Families are invited to listen and enjoy the which is normally held every second Friday of the Al local songwriter and will be the guest emcee at the Childrens Museum in Courtyard Shopping The museum is no open every Friday night until 9 More information is available at 6084104 or Continued on pigt 6B Lions Club As part of their service to the the Lions Club works to Improve the commu The chartering of four new Leo Clubs Is a time for honoring the dedication of the club and the young people who will now begin their ser Sit 2B for memories of the   

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