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Coyote Lake Ranch, LLC v. City of Lubbock

The Texas Supreme Court held that the common-law "accommodation doctrine," which gives an oil-and-gas lessee an implied right to use the land as reasonably necessary to produce and remove the minerals as long as it exercises that right...

BCCA Appeal Group, Inc. v. City of Houston

The Supreme Court of Texas held that the Texas Clean Air Act and the Act’s enforcement mechanisms in the Texas Water Code preempt a Houston air-quality ordinance. The Houston ordinance’s enforcement provisions are inconsistent with the...

In re Lipsky

The Supreme Court of Texas held that courts may consider all relevant circumstantial evidence when granting or denying an expedited motion to dismiss suits that could stifle a defendant's communication on matters of public concern under...

Environmental Processing Systems, L.C. v. FPL Farming, Ltd.

The Texas Supreme Court reinstated a jury verdict in favor of a waste disposal facility in a trespass case filed against it by a neighboring rice farm. At trial, the farm argued that deep subsurface wastewater from the facility...

Key Operating & Equipment, Inc. v. Hegar

The Supreme Court of Texas held that an oil and gas company may use a road on landowner's property to access its underground mineral rights. The company held an interest oil and gas rights under the landowners' property in addition to...

Ass'n of Taxicab Operators USA v. City of Dallas

The Fifth Circuit held that the CAA does not preempt a local ordinance that allows taxicabs certified to run on compressed natural gas (CNG) to cut ahead of gasoline-powered taxis in the queue for picking up passengers at Love Field...

Southern Crushed Concrete, LLC v. City of Houston

The Texas Supreme Court held that the Texas Clean Air Act (TCAA) preempts a city ordinance prohibiting a company from moving its concrete-crushing operations to a new location. The TCAA provides that a municipal ordinance may not...

Wynne v. Klein

A Texas appellate court held that sovereign immunity bars an individual's lawsuit against the board members of a local reclamation district claiming that their activities caused a lake to be substantially drained during 2008 and for...

Texas v. United States Environmental Protection Agency

The Fifth Circuit vacated EPA's disapproval of Texas's flexible permit program under the CAA. Texas submitted the program to EPA as a revision to its SIP and as a new feature of the state's minor new source review (NSR) regime. Under...

Luminant Generation Co. v. United States Environmental Protection Agency

The Fifth Circuit upheld an EPA rule partially approving and partially disapproving revisions to Texas' SIP concerning civil penalties for excess emissions resulting from startup, shutdown, and malfunction (SSM) activities....

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