Hidalgo County Pct. 3 commissioner addresses illegal dumping, trash burning

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MISSION, Texas (KVEO)—Hidalgo County Precinct 3 commissioner Everardo “Ever” Villarreal held a press conference on Thursday addressing illegal dumping and trash burning in the area.

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According to a news release, Villarreal wants to remind the community that the County remains under a “No Burn Ban,” and that illegal dumping and trash burning will result in consequences.

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“In the last two weeks, two families in Precinct 3 have lost their homes due to illegal trash burning,” reads the news release. “Commissioner Villarreal invites members of the press to witness first-hand what illegal trash burning leads to.”

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The press conference is being held in a property that was destroyed due to illegal trash burning.

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