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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

Wave of Electric Utility Rate Cases Expected in 2019

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

The Lone Star Current – April 2019 Edition

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

Action to Protect Environmental Resources: Lessons from the City of Cleburne and Johnson County’s Fight to Protect Its Drinking Water

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

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Municipal Corner

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

Lone Star Current Interview – DeAnn Walker

DeAnn Walker, ChairPublic Utility Commission DeAnn Walker was appointed by Governor Abbott in September 2017 to serve as Chair of the Public Utility Commission until September 2021. Previously, she served as the Senior Policy Advisor to Governor Abbott on… Read More

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