The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on November 27, 1975 · Page 3
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The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas · Page 3

Freeport, Texas
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Thursday, November 27, 1975
Page 3
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Schwartz gives keynote talk to Coastal Society State Sw A. It. "B«tw" United Stall* in Arlington, Jxliwwrti til ttalvNton *»* V'a the krtmite jpeakcr Ttw Coastal Society wat Murutay at the organized f«r the purpoM aiiUjsiKmaJ mtfiirtK of of gaOxviftg informatioH Coastal Jiocirty <A the and ftupporlinK preicnt and future coastal tone program* In all of the coantal states of the union Senator Schwartz ipoke a* chairman of the National Coantal Stale* Organisation, A* a IfgiKlalar who represent* A coaxial area UK large a* the entire co&xtal arras of wme of the «t&tss, Schwartz upoke on the multitude of problem* and conflicting use* facing coastal area* and the need for widespread public information program* to develop support for public need* Some of tlw principal objective* of coaxial zone programs In Texas Include the protection of the right of public access of the beaches, the preicrvatlon of wetlands and the wildlife and marine habitat, the guarantee of a continuing ecological balance in the bay* and estuaries of the state, and lite intelligent utilization of the Gun Coast'« vast economic and energy resources "The most Important goal must be to broaden the base of public participation In the programs related to our coastal zone objective* so every citizen who lives In the coastal zone knows what the academicians and scientists, as well as (he politician or legislator, are attempting to do in order to preserve coastal environment In a way that will guarantee its existence for all times," Schwartz told the newly formed organization. "There is a tendency in the legislative process for the slates to be timid about approaching all of the problems of coastal tone management because they fear involvement in a controversy over some of the so-called minor element*, and I found In my own experience, that it is the individual small local problems (hat attract supporting people In the first place. "My experience In coastal management stemmed from my original narrow concern that w»? were losing our beaches from erosion and other adverse natural circumstances. The pressures of development and outright illegal taking by people who arc not entitled to rights to throw THB BRAZOfPOffT f»ACT$ f£!!![£g?!IiJLgJ^ beaches in preference trt a public right were of great concern to rne only in my local area," Schwartz said. "Individuals interested in fishing, water recreation, hunting, and a variety of other concerns broadened my Interest fo the whole question of the barrier islands, peninsulas, marshlands, hays, estuaries and all of the important aspects of coastal environment that can suffer adversely from development prp*«'ire* but can be developed compatibly with public rights and public uses," he added The governor's office, the legislature, and the .Joint Legislative Committee which Schwartz co- chairs, as well as the Texas Parts and Wildlife [Apartment have firmly statnd their positions supporting state ownership of the i <».ooo acres of federally <wn<*d property on Matogorda Island for .fal* park purpos«. CALL 233-4491 FOR OUR CATALOG CENTER JCPenney 1721 W. SECOND FREEPORT OPEN 9 TO 9 Great buy on fake suedes. Special 20.99 *fs Fashion watches. Special Special 9.88 Special 3,or S 10 '.'.«-1 s;-. •• -.•• ••-, i. •-^J.-.T-.V. .,»., I. -•; -. -Kf ,?-.•• '• !-.»• -i S Men's dress shirts. Special 5.99 long :>ieoy<j woven pe-lyestei un/ess-a" HI tone-c 1-SV17. 32-34 steevfs Short skHrve rrvxiels Special 4.99. , {- Special 2pr. lor S 1 // Special 2.88 Women s •.half S:'P cf white nylon \ tf-CO! A! *or . loocj d'esses great q^lt S-'M-L Jade coordinates. Special 8.99 Either jacket Special 5.99 Shirt, pants or skirt - r A /t -n vj'j^c'ari-e holidav jade gjfa&'l ^ro.-^ers.'Poly- " 10-13. na\^ •*v' ,'s \S M -^^j //• • - Special 1.66 Colorful, com- onacie scuffs fcr .vomen. 'vest-?' Oou- !"t C( i •,">''€ :-..e S-M-L Special 21.88 Men's leisure suit. AC ad,)p!or. Special 3.99. \ ' ^i \Special ^' U 22.88 ^ 25% off the Quad" \ Sale 67.50 Special 88 Yotjt choice ol selection ol costume jewelry Pendants, eamngs. bracelets, etc. Knit remnants. Special 1.44 Polyester duubleknits ir\ snoit, tut useable lengttis. Solid coiors and tancy patterns 58/60" wide

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