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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 22, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas New Texaft February PCB DERYL PhOtOfraptMT Above softball field lights and Guadalupe County Fairgrounds lie opposite the fence surroun ding City of Seguins utility compound where an opened transformer oil barrel leans behind discarded Smoke distorts the image of a discarded car seat also used as fuel for the fire in the Above rows of unlabel weathered Above the ge nuine article a used transformer labeled by utilities staff as containing the carcinogenic com Continued from Page 1A containers on the premises were the PCB He said he did not know what sort of transformer oil was in the 10 or more transformers emptied or piled near the burn Oliver said the largest of the transformers in the dump pile was a serviceable unit and would have to be The large transformers metal iden tification tag indicates the unit holds more than 80 gallons of Smaller units lay uncapped in the vicinity and the spread of the spill covered an area some SO feet An inspection of the compound revealed as many as seven transformers labeled with a letter which employees said indicated PCB or con taminated A third location within the facility held eight rows of eight or more apparently used Seguin City Manager Terry on the job only a few said the practice by utilities employees of burning untested transformer oil to ignite debris or other material apparently has con tinued unabated for some I cant give you specifics about how were handling the PCB Roberts He said the citys fire marshal arrived at the site later in the morning after checking with Texas Air Quality Control Board told utilities department managers that burning insulation off copper wire using any substance as an igniter was against air quality control Roberts said he had discussed the matter with his staff after the newspapers reporter and photographer left the I was surprised to find out our practice was to use untested transformer oil as an he EPA regulations governing the management of PCB transformers require testing and safe storage including sealing discarded devices in steel containers and safe disposal of PCB transformer Bill chairman of the chemistry department at Southwest Texas State University in San said the very characteristics that make PCB useful as an electrical coolant make it He added that a common and successful way to destroy PCB is to burn it at high temperature such that it is broken down into filterable and less toxic elements under controlled Roberts said that effective Friday afternoon utilities workers would no longer burn insulation off wiring or use transformer oil for igniter and the city would review its PCB control pro Weather Water Watch Public Records Arraignments Justice of the Peace 3 Judge Fred Steward Donnie organized crime District Court Civil Filings In the interest of Michail Renae Obituaries Divorces Oscar and Sandra Earl and Ann Marriages Ruben Martinez and Melinda Barbbza Elroy Galan and Sareca Sukiennik William White Services for William Bill White of Friendswood will be held at 1 Monday at Earthman Funeral Home in Baytown with the Ke nyen Hamilton of Bethany Assembly of God Church Burial will follow at Browns Cemetery in died at Josephs Hospital in Formerly of New he owned the Trophy of He is survived by his wife Lila White of Friendswood four Robert White of Mike Todd of Buzzy White of Dallas and Mark White of Friendswood one Sherry White of Dallas one Kathryne Falk of Fred Keng Services are pending at Seaside Funeral Home in Corpus Christ for Fred Cotton Keng of New Keng died 20 at San Antonio Humana Hospital after a lengthy il A New Braunfels resident for two he was a paving He was a member of the Baptist Church In Corpus Keng was born 1927 In Giddings to Leslie Fred and Emily nee Placke He is survived by his mother Emiliy Placke Keng of San An tonio two Crystal Keng Jones of Ung Keng of Houston two pick Keng of San Antonio and Guy Keng of Houston three Ruth Cravey of San An Helen Carlton of and Gloria Faucett of Benver six grandchildren and numerous nieces and Wf Her Services for RJtonda Kay Weber ol W Kentucky will be held at f Monday at Peter PwJ CaOaoUc Church with tbe later The daughter of John and Marilyn nee Meckel she was born 1968 in A student at Blinn Junior she was a member of Marys Chapel at College She was a graduate of Lewisville High School in 1986 and a member of the Fellowship of Christian Weber is survived by her and John Weber of New Braunfels and Frank Weber and and Edgar all of New Braunfels two Beverly Fay Weber of College Station and Tamara Weber of New Braunfels two Scott Weber and Jason both of New Braunfels numerous aunts and Memorials may be given to the charity of ones Wake services and rosary will be conducted at 7 Sunday at Doep penschmidt Funeral Angela Fey Services for Angela Fey of 1275 Cross will be held Monday at Peter and Paul Catholic Church at 10 under the direction of Doeppenschmidt Funeral died 21 at She will be buried at Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery following ser The Solms a was born to Theodore and HUdegarde nee Schumann Wenzel on July She married Alphonse Fey on June 1935 in New He died Mass and Rosary will be con ducted Sunday at peter and Paul at Memorials may be given to toe Peter and PauJ Fey was a member ol the Christian Mothers Ladies Auxuliary Arie Ladles Auxiliary Post and Harmonic Singing Survivors include two Fred Fey of New Braunfels and Everett Fey of San Antonio Mildred Hwbertus of Dallas two WWred Weasel ol New Braunfeis and Maurice Wenzel of San AntOfllp and Comal Canyon Lake Canyon Lake Canyon Lake Edwards The state Snow blanketed the northwest sec tion of the Texas South Plains an southern Panhandle Saturday while smaller amounts fell in far western prompting travelers ad Scattered showers and thunderstorms covered the upper coastal plain of Southeast ex tending offshore into the Gulf of Mex It was drizzling in the Concho Valley while fog lingered in parts of East and Central Texas and along parts of the middle coastal The National Weather Service posted a travelers advisory for all of West Texas except the Panhandle as snow and cold temperatures caused slick roads in the Skies were cloudy throughout the state Saturday Winds were northeasterly across most of the state at 5 to 15 But winds in the Panhandle were from the northwest at 5 to 10 High temperatures were in the 40s and 50s in most areas of the state ex same 920 cfs down 22 cfs same down 04 up and cool with a chance of rain or showers each Rain a little more likely eastern sections Tuesday and western sections Over night lows 30s west and 40s central and Daytime highs in the 50s ex cept 60s WEST TEXAS Generally partly cloudy Tuesday through Thursday with small changes in Widely scattered showers and thunderstorms north Births cept for 20 and 30 degree readings in Forecast SOUTH TEXAS Livestock ad visory in effect late through Sunday Cloudy and cold with becoming mixed with light or sleet Hill Country through Sunday morn Cloudy Sunday with rain ending from the Mostly cloudy Sunday night and A little warmer Highs Sunday from near 50 north to near 60 Lows Sunday night from the 30s north to 40s south with 20s over the Hill Highs Monday from the 50s north to the 60s Extended forecast Tuesday through Thurs day SOUTH TEXAS Chance of rain or more likely Tuesday and again A slow warming Lows 40s north and 50s south Tuesday and Wednesday and from near 50 north to near 60 south Thurs Highs 60s north to the 70s NORTH TEXAS Mostly cloudy McKenna Memorial Hospital Denise and Fernando Bustos 1339 Wald Lot 49 6 7 ounce boy Dawn and John Galloway 162 Woodsend 7 12 ounce girl Bernie and Irene Gutierrez 1131 Gardenia 6 ounce girl Beatrice and Julian Gomez 1647 Bridge 7 2 ounce girl Samuel and Esmeralda Ortega 220 Peach 8 9 ounce girl Russell and Uphie Chaney Route Box Canyon Lake 6 11 ounce boy Sherry and Charles Wendham 7 9 ounce girl Randy and Bonnie McCulley 123 38 La San Antonio 8 3 ounce boy Fernando and Mary Jane Benavidez 349 Briar 109 1 ounce girl Conrad and Terrie Goeth 214 San Antonio 8 7 ounce girl Brian and Barbara Hardy 614 Bavarian 806 7 13ounce girl Irma and Ruben Alvarado 855 Route Seguin 6 14 ounce girl Narciso and Phyllis Rulido 1117 Vickie Schertz 9 1 ounce girl Jack and Carol Robison Box Boerne 7 7 ounce boy Wayne and Kimberly Young 7 5 ounce boy died 21 a m Andrew Wayne Fey and Andrea Marie AFTEB We Will REMOUNT DESJGN Any Rinc Of Your Choice off Bring In this New firaunfelfi iuuielter Your friendly family jeweler 4 KniegemiankMto good customers Come Celebrate Kruegers ORE A TL Y REDUCED PRICE on this 1987 Chevy Celebrity Sedan title license documentary fee all GREATLY REDUCED PRICE AFTER A KRUEGIRS DISCOUNTS Freight included Limited time sale This 1987 Chevrolet Celebrity Model includes Tinted Glass Floor front rear Intermittent Wipers tSport Mirrors Control EFI Transmission tTilt Wheel Stereo Cassette Door Locks Power Windows 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