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Newest Additions

June 2, 2016

This week we are excited to welcome 3 new additions to the team! Welcome:

  • Jenny Wallgren - Senior Ecologist & Natural Resources Team Leader
  • Eric Wallgren - Senior Ecologist
  • Payton Howle - Environmental Specialist.

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20th Anniversary

April 26, 2016

20th Anni

This April we are celebrating Westward's 20th Anniversary! Over the last 20 years we have been blessed beyond measure, and have grown exponentially thanks to the support of our clients, families and friends. Appropriately, today we also celebrate the man who started it all - Happy Birthday, Tommy Mathews!

 

 

GBRA Welcomes New General Manager

Kevin Patteson, former Executive Director of the Texas Water Development Board, steps in as the new GM at the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority

April 21, 2016

Read more from the San Antonio Express News & GBRA

OSHA’s Silica Rule Faces Uncertain Future

April 18, 2016

Read more at AggregatesResearch.com 

Hickory Sandstone Exploration

2015 Hickory Sandstone Exploration Summary - Voca, McCulloch County, TX

March 25, 2016 - Michelle M. Lee, PG - Senior Geologist

As of late 2015, there were five companies actively mining the Hickory Sandstone for use as frac sand.  Westward’s Geological Services team designed, performed and managed a six-week long exploration program at a site located near Voca, Texas.  Nestled in the southeastern corner of McCulloch County, the project area is located approximately 17 miles southeast of Brady, Texas and 18 miles north of Mason, Texas.

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Changes to Fuel Containment Requirements

 

Make sure you're familiar with the latest changes in regulations from the Edwards Aquifer Authority (EAA).  If you store fuels or other regulated items in bulk quantities over the Edwards Aquifer, you may need to update your containment structures.

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Texas Asphalt Pavement Association (TXAPA)

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TCEQ - Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

http://www.tceq.texas.gov/news

Texas Aggregates & Concrete Association

http://www.tx-taca.org

Texas Aggregates & Concrete Association (TACA)

http://www.tx-taca.org

National Mining Association (NMA)

http://www.nma.org

South Texas Geological Society (STGS)

http://www.stgs.org/news/

The Associated General Contractors of Texas (AGC of TX)

http://www.agctx.org

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