Andrews County

Andrews County, Texas

215 NW 1st St Annex Bldg
Andrews, TX 79714
Phone: (432) 524-1426
www.co.andrews.tx.us

On the southwest border of the TX panhandle, north of Odessa; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Richard "Big Dick" Andrews (1814-35), the first TX soldier killed in the Texas revolution

Area (sq mi):: 1500.99 (land 1500.64; water 0.36) Population per square mile: 8.50
Population 2005: 12,748 State rank: 152 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.00%; 1990-2000 -9.30% Population 2000: 13,004 (White 56.30%; Black or African American 1.60%; Hispanic or Latino 40.00%; Asian 0.70%; Other 20.60%). Foreign born: 10.60%. Median age: 34.10
Income 2000: per capita $15,916; median household $34,036; Population below poverty level: 16.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,460-$22,762
Unemployment (2004): 5.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 20.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 22.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Seliger's district includes Andrews County, home to the company's vast storage and disposal site for hazardous and low-level nuclear waste, and Seliger has sponsored legislation that has allowed the company to expand the scope of waste it accepts.
The additional funds are directly related to increased activity at the Company's Fuhrman-Mascho property in Andrews County, Texas.
The site, a 36-acre facility in Andrews County operated by Waste Control Specialists--a company formerly owned by the late Dallas billionaire Harold Simmons --is the final resting place for hazardous waste and slightly radioactive items from shuttered nuclear reactors and hospitals, among other places.
A third rig is expected to begin drilling in Andrews County during the fourth quarter of this year.
Energy Department had the containers sent to Waste Control Specialists in Andrews County, Texas, after a 2014 radiation release forced a nearly three-year closure of the government's Waste Isolation Pilot Plant.
Dallas-based Waste Control Specialists - formerly owned by the late Dallas billionaire Harold Simmons, a longtime political donor to Perry - has applied for a Nuclear Regulatory Commission permit to bring much of the nation's high-level waste to its low-level radioactive waste dump in Andrews County.
The company has completed the milestone installation on a well for Apache Corporation, the Andrews Unit 550 in Andrews County Texas at a setting depth of 8404 feet.
Waste Control Specialists LLC is a Delaware limited liability company headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Andrews County Holdings Inc.
Phase II of the James Lake system is expected to add a second cryogenic gas processing plant, with a capacity of 100 MMcf/d, in Andrews County and additional trunkline to expand the system's service territory into Lea County, New Mexico, and Martin and Howard counties, Texas.
To supply the plant, Canyon is developing 40 miles of high pressure gathering trunklines and three compressor stations which will connect to low pressure field gathering systems that Canyon is constructing for its anchor customer in Ector County and Andrews County, TX.
19 April 2013 - US oil and gas group Clayton Williams Energy Inc (NASDAQ:CWEI) unveiled a USD214m (EUR164m) deal for the sale of its assets in the Andrews County, Texas to a financial investor.
The Company is offering for sale its Andrews County Wolfberry assets and has retained RBC Richardson Barr as its exclusive financial and technical advisor to assist with this transaction.