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Sanction Clint Hickman

Sanction Clint Hickman Board Of Supervisors Meeting September 21, 2016   Clint Hickman should be sanctioned, banned, prohibited from making any decisions or being involved in any votes or decisions related to Maricopa County Air Quality Department activities and air quality policies, and air quality rulemaking.  Here’s why: While serving on the Maricopa County Board of Supervis...
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Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor Editor’s note: The West Valley View received about 25 letters to the editor addressing Hickman’s Family Farms and the Save Tonopah Oppose Poultry Plant (STOPP) group within the span of about a half an hour on Oct. 7. Due to space constraints, the View has chosen to print the first two letters received — one opposing Hickman’s and one supporting Hickman’s — and publish the re...
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Maricopa County Board of Supervisors Approve Revised Air Quality Rules, Remove Barrier for Businesses

Maricopa County Board of Supervisors Approve Revised Air Quality Rules, Remove Barrier for Businesses Phoenix, Ariz. – Feb. 3, 2016 – The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors is committed to creating a business-friendly environment while protecting residents. Today, they took a step forward in finding that balance by approving the Air Quality Department’s revised rules for the New Source Review (...
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Hickman Spill 02/08/2016

2/8/16  approx 1pm   Hickman spill on 411th Ave and Indian School. Picture taken by Trevor Segrist and posted on Tonopah Valley Bulletin Board. It appears that he was standing on the Shell Gas station property (NW Corner of Indian School and 411th and aimed the camera towards the empty lot on the SE corner.)   At 1:30 pm I was also called by a person living near the egg factory...
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Request for Clean Air Act 42 U.S.C. § 7413 Enforcement Actions Against Hickman Family Farms and Hickman’s Egg Ranch, Inc. of Tonopah

pdf version   October 6, 2015 Via email and certified mail Jared Blumenfeld, Administrator US EPA, Region 9 75 Hawthorne Street San Francisco, CA 94105 Blumenfeld.jared@epa.gov Deborah Jordan, Director USEPA, Region 9, Air Division Jordan.deborah@epa.gov Kathleen Johnson, Director USEPA, Region 9, Enforcement Division Johnson.kathleen@epa.gov RE: Request for Clean Air Act 4...
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Buckeye City Hall on Thursday Feb 19th

Congressman Paul Gosar will host a town hall meeting at Buckeye City Hall on Thursday Feb 19th at 5:30. ( 580 E. Monroe Ave.)  It has been said that he is one political figure that has made himself more available to us in the West Valley than others. Thought some of us from Tonopah could go and request him to visit with us out here!  It would be great to have a good representation from Tonopah....
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Congratulations! Buckeye City Hall at 5:30 at 580 E. Monroe Ave.

I have  just been  notified that the daughters of one of our local Tonopah families  are being inducted into the Buckeye Teen City Council tonight. (even tho they live in Tonopah, they were excepted into the Buckeye Council).  Congratulations to Joanne Grenier's family for this wonderful accomplishment. Besides getting to know our Congressman Paul Gosar, it gives us an opportunity to support so...
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Hickman’s Shortsightedness and Unfair EPA Laws

As a resident living 3 miles from Hickman's Arlington Facility I fully understand Tonopah's plight. When I moved here in 1995 the Arlington factory was not there. It was still pristine desert. I thought I had a quiet place to live with clean air. When I noticed Hickman's Egg Ranch under construction I thought it would be an egg distribution center with pre-packaged eggs being warehoused for ...
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TVCC Elections last night

I thought I’d share some of the highlights of the TVCC meeting last night for those of you who weren’t able to attend.  Please note these are not the official Minutes, only my scratchy notes.   == John Teixeira (Fire Chief) reminded us that the deadline for the Toy Drive is Dec 19th. (That is the day they will be packing them up for delivery, so I suggest you put Dec 18th in your mind) Th...
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