City of Brownsville Hosts Environmental Summit

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Friday, October 5, 2012 - 8:07am

Brownsville residents gathered on Thursday to attend an environmental summit and discuss about water, waste water and several other issues. It was the third year for the city of host the Valley Environmental Summit at the Brownsville Event Center and about 245 registered stakeholders attended the event. The summit helps the city and county agencies to share their concerns and successes in order to help better plan for the future as the Valley population is rapidly growing as District 38 State Representative Eddie Lucio III stated, "Through this we understand what pieces of legislation need to be filed, we also help to ID key folks with in state agencies who could be contacted by our local city governments and county governments when they have an issue."

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