Burnet County deputies take aim at illegal dumping



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Burnet County Sheriff's Office Environmental Crimes deputies target egregious violators who fail to comply after multiple warnings to clean up their property.




By Lew K. Cohn
Managing Editor

Burnet County's two deputy sheriffs dedicated to investigation of environmental crimes told commissioners Tuesday they are looking for residents to clean up their acts — not clean out their pocketbooks.

“What we want from the public is compliance,” said BCSO environmental deputy Paul Kowalik. “That's our goal. …

Kowalik and fellow environmental deputy Jason Jewett appeared before the commissioners at their regular meeting to give an update on the department. …

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