“I’d like to offer you a piece of information that we’ve gathered in a survey. It’s how the citizens of this area feel about waste being brought into the area. And I would like to congratulate you because in the last two years you have discovered that this is the number one agricultural county in the state of Texas, which you didn’t realize several years ago.“
Angela Lamb was the Panhandle district director at the Texas Department of Agriculture under Jim Hightower. In addition to fostering farmers markets; supporting development of a flour mill for Panhandle farmers and opening new markets for Texas wine and specialty beef, she also lent support to area residents fighting a high level nuclear waste dump.