Resources

INDEX of Resources

Advocates
ALTURA Cooperating Organizations
Citizens’ Information & Advocacy Organizations
Citizens’ Organizations in other States & Nations

Professionals
Attorneys
Texas Semi-Governmental Organizations

Government
Texas State Agencies responsible for Uranium Mining
Federal Regulatory Agencies responsible for Uranium Mining

ALTURA Cooperating Organizations

Uranium Information at Goliad (UIAG), based in Goliad, Texas
Reta Brown, 361-564-2765, grb@wb4me.com
Ginger Cook, gingercook@hughes.net

South Texas Opposes Pollution (STOP), based in Kingsville, Texas
Ann Ewing, 361-687-4805, stop@southtexasopposespollution.com
Mark Walsh, 361-595-1265, markwalsh1934@yahoo.com

Coastal Bend Sierra Club, based in Corpus Christi, Texas
http://www.texas.sierraclub.org/coastalbend/index.html
Pat Suter, 361-852-7938, phsuter@stx.rr.com

Other Citizen's Information and Advocacy Organizations

Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club, based in Austin, Texas
http://www.texas.sierraclub.org/
Cyrus Reed or Donna Hoffman, 512-477-1729
lonestar.chapter@sierraclub.org

Texans for a Sound Energy Policy Alliance, based in Victoria, Texas
http://tsepanow.com/ and http://www.speakupvictoria.com/
John Figer, 361-676-4681

NukeFreeTexas – http://www.nukefreetexas.org/ a project of SEED Coalition, Public Citizen, and Sierra Club

SEED Coalition, Sustainable Energy for Economic Development Coalition, based in Austin, Texas
http://www.seedcoalition.org/ Karen Hadden, 512-797-8481

Public Citizen, Texas Office, based in Austin, Texas, http://www.citizen.org/texas/
Tom ‘Smitty’ Smith or Ryan Rittenhouse, 512-477-1155

The Texas Living Waters project is a collaboration of the National Wildlife Federation, Environmental Defense, and the Sierra Club. http://www.texaswatermatters.org

Citizen's Organizations in Other States and Nations

The Southwest Research and Information Center (SWIC)
Albuquerque, New Mexico http://www.sric.org/ Info@sric.org.

Sierra Club Environmental Justice Program,
http://www.sierraclub.org/ej/projects/az/index.asp
http://www.sierraclub.org/grassroots/stories/00032.asp
Robert Tohe, EJ Organizer, P.O. Box 38, Flagstaff, AZ 86002, 928-774-6103

Power Tech Exposed
Wellington, Coloardo
http://www.PowerTechExposed.com

The Alliance: Southside Concerned Citizens and All Concerned Citizens, Virginia http://sccchatham.blogspot.com/2007/12/halifax-town-council-votes-for.ht...

World Information Service on Energy (WISE) Uranium Project
http://www.wise-uranium.org/

Attorneys

Blackburn & Carter, P.C., http://www.blackburncarter.com/
4709 Austin Street, Houston, Texas, 77004, 713-524-1012, 713-524-5165 (fax)

Lowerre, Frederick, Perales, Allmon, & Rockwell
Attorneys Richard Lowerre, David Frederick, and Eric Allmon
44 East Avenue, Suite 100, Austin, Texas 78701, 512-469-6000

New Mexico Environmental Law Center, www.nmenvirolaw.org
Juana Colon, Communications and Public Education Associate, jcolon@nmelc.org
1405 Luisa St # 5, Santa Fe, NM 87505, (505) 989-9022

Texas Semi-Governmental Organizations

Uranium Research Advisory Committee (URAC), Appointed by Goliad County Commissioners
Art Dohmann, dohmann@att.net

Goliad County Ground Water Conservation District
Babara Smith, 361-645-1716, gcgcd@goliadcogcd.org

Refugio County Ground Water Conservation District

Kleberg County Citizens Review Board

Texas State Government Agencies

Railroad Commission of Texas, (Permits uranium exploration drilling)
http://www.rrc.state.tx.us/divisions/sm/sm.html
Surface Mining and Reclamation Division, Director Melvin Hodgkiss
P.O. Drawer 12967, Austin, Texas 78711-2967
(512) 463-6900; (512) 463-6709 Fax
Applications & Permits, John.Caudle@rrc.state.tx.us

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Radioactive Materials Division (RMD - licenses and permits ISL mining operations)
http://www.tceq.state.tx.us/nav/permits/uranium.html
Susan Jablonski, Director, 512-239-6466, sjablonski@tceq.state.tx.us
Radioactive Materials Division MC-233 - radmat@tceq.state.tx.us
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
PO Box 13087, Austin TX 78711-3087

Also TCEQ-RMD - Underground Injection Control Program/Waste Permits Division
Jackie Hardee, 512-239-2334, jhardee@tceq.state.tx.us

Send comments referring to relevant TCEQ permit application or license numbers to:
LaDonna Castanuela, Office of the Chief Clerk, MC 105
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
P. O. Box 13087, Austin, TX 78711-3087

Commissioners Buddy Garcia, Larry R. Soward, Bryan Shaw, PhD
http://www.tceq.state.tx.us/about/organization/commissioner.html

United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Region 6
Richard Greene, Regional Administrator
Larry Wright, Assistant Division Director, 1-800-887-6063
Source Water Protection
1445 Ross Avenue, Suite 1200, Mail Code: 6QW, Dallas, TX 75202-2733

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