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But you promised to keep the trees!
  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • USA
  • March 11 2014

When the Wheelers agreed to allow a pipeline right of way through their wilderness retreat, known as “The Mountain,” they had one important condition


Groundwater rights: constitutionally compensable interests
  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • USA
  • March 6 2012

On Feb. 24, 2012 the Supreme Court of Texas issued a watershed decision supporting the property rights of landowners to groundwater beneath their land


Whooping crane litigation
  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2012

Our latest bulletin discussing the watershed Texas Supreme Court opinion in Day regarding ownership rights of groundwater may soon be joined by a federal court ruling dealing with regulation of those waters flowing above the surface in Texas rivers, creeks, and other watercourses


Unanimous Supreme Court rebukes EPA: property owners have a right to early judicial review of EPA enforcement orders under Clean Water Act
  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • USA
  • March 27 2012

In a rare 9-0 decision issued on March 21, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court ("Court") rebuked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") in an enforcement action brought under the Clean Water Act ("CWA"


U.S. Fifth Circuit vacates EPA's disapproval of Texas's flexible permit program
  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2012

In a split decision, a panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held on Monday that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) rejection of Texas' Flexible Permit program (Program) in 2010 violated the federal Clean Air Act (CAA


D.C. Circuit says EPAs "transport" rule violates Clean Air Act
  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • USA
  • August 23 2012

August has been a bad month for the EPA in the nation’s federal appellate courts


Aviall debate continues
  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2007

On April 23, 2007, United States v. Atlantic Research, Case No. 06-562, was argued before the United States Supreme Court


$3 million fracking nuisance
  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2014

On April 22, in what is being called the "first fracking trial," five of six jurors in Dallas County agreed with Plaintiffs, Lisa and Robert "Bob"


D.C. Circuit overturns EPA mercury emissions rules
  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2008

On Feb. 8, 2008, the D.C. Circuit vacated two EPA rules that would have regulated mercury emissions by coal-fired and oil-fired power plants using performance standards and a cap and trade program


Sixth Circuit rules CERCLA contribution claim may not be based on administrative order
  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • USA
  • November 16 2007

The Sixth Circuit has ruled that an EPA administrative order entered into under section 122(a) cannot form the basis for a section 113 CERCLA contribution action