write a letter!

Tell local officials you oppose industrial pollution, desalination, and petrochemical buildout.

We've provided some talking points below. Feel free to copy and paste, or download the document, but please take some time to add your own thoughts and convey this issue in your own words. It makes a huge difference! Don't forget, always include your name and address somewhere in the letter!

If you are writing at the request of a canvasser in your neighborhood today, here are some other helpful tips:

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County Judge David Krebs
(incumbent running for reelection)
235 Terlingua
Portland, TX 78374

Rudy Davila (County Judge Candidate)
515 W George St.
Sinton, TX 78387

Country Commissioner Pct 2 Portland
Commissioner Gary Moore
(incumbent running for reelection)
604 E. Broadway Blvd.
Portland, TX 78374

Tom Yardley
(Commissioner Pct 2 Portland Candidate)
102 E Janin Circle
Portland, TX 78374

County Commissioner Pct 4
Ingleside on the Bay
Commissioner Howard Gillespie
801 Sandpiper
Ingleside on the Bay, TX 78362

Points to include in your letter:

  • Tell San Patricio County government officials they should do all they can to protect residents from these desal plants and other industrial developments.
  • Tell them local governments should end tax cuts and subsidies to petrochemical companies and focus on meeting the community’s needs.
  • Share any personal experience you and you loved ones have had on the Texas Gulf Coast. Let these officials know why protecting our Gulf wetlands and ecosystems and economy personally affects you.

Important Tips

  • Putting the letter in your own words is most effective.
  • Make sure to include your name and address on the letter!
  • Please forward us a copy of any response you receive.

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