Dear Sheila, We have some juicy rumors swirling around the office these days. According to the rumor mill, one of our employees, who was recently promoted, received her promotion because she is having a sexual relationship with her manager! Her… Read More
Water Cases State of Texas, et al v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, et al, No. 3:15-CV-00162, 2019 WL 2272464 (S.D. Tex. May 28, 2019). The Court granted motions for summary judgment filed by the plaintiff states of Texas, Louisiana,… Read More
United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) An EPA Interpretive Statement issued on April 15, 2019 clarifies the Clean Water Act’s (“CWA”) applicability to groundwater. This Interpretive Statement sets forth the EPA’s position on the inapplicability of the CWA’s National Pollutant Discharge… Read More
By Patrick Dinnin The Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC) has recently begun reviewing electric utilities’ base rates, and it is expecting a busy 2019. In April 2018, the PUC adopted a new rule in 16… Read More
We are excited to provide you with our latest issue of The Lone Star Current. This issue contains three important and timely articles for your review. You will also find important updates on recent and notable court decisions, Texas Attorney… Read More
By James Parker, Maris Chambers, and Emily Linn For cities, counties and other public utilities and districts, protecting environmental resources from pollution is a paramount concern. When a regulatory body issues a registration or permit that threatens a public resource,… Read More
by Troupe Brewer The West Travis County PUA has statutory authority to contract with private entities seeking water services under terms its board of directors deems appropriate and that are within the agency’s permissible scope of authority, but whether… Read More
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