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Kilgore City Council nixes saltwater injection well

Kilgore City Council nixes saltwater injection well
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Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 8:54am

A saltwater injection well is out, as is Eagle Golf’s management of Meadowbrook Country Club; however, Kilgore City Manager Scott Sellers gets to stick around town for two more years as the city council voted to extend his contract during a more than two-hour meeting Tuesday night.

The Kilgore City Council declined to make a motion Tuesday night regarding EXCO Resources’ request for a special use permit, which would have allowed the company to convert an existing well into a saltwater injection well.

Former Mayor Joe T. Parker and his wife, Sherren, spoke out against EXCO’s proposal for the saltwater injection well during a public hearing on the issue. The well would be drilled on the couple’s property between FM 349 and Danville Road. 

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