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Environmental law course curbs illegal waste issues

Monday, February 06, 2017

When old furniture, used vehicle fluids or other household waste gets discarded into illegal dumpsites, they can become harmful and costly to cities and counties and their residents. However, experts with the Capital Area Regional Environmental Task Force (RETF) will be available to help guide local law enforcement and code compliance officers through the legal enforcement of environmental crimes with its Basic Environmental Law training course scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 23 at the San Marcos Activity Center, 501 E. Hopkins Street.

> Register for the course.

During the course, specialized instructors from throughout the state will discuss topics ranging from nuisance violations to unauthorized discharge violations and their civil versus criminal prosecution measures. Officers must register for the course at before the Feb. 16 deadline. The $30 registration fee includes lunch, materials and selected continuing-education credits.

> Learn more about the RETF.
> Read about CAPCOG's Regional Services Division.

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