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06/06 4:44 pm

The city of Houston and the U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday that they’ve reached a settlement agreement after a more than 10-month investigation into illegal trash dumping in (more…)

06/05 2:42 pm

The Federal Aviation Administration has said a federal judge can decide whether SpaceX can intervene in a lawsuit filed by conservationists over a Texas rocket launch facility, but contended (more…)

06/05 2:23 pm

The U.S. Department of Labor urged a Texas federal judge to throw out a lawsuit lodged by 25 Republican state attorneys general seeking to block a rule allowing retirement advisers to consider (more…)

06/02 7:12 pm

The Texas Supreme Court said Friday it will review a state regulator’s decision finding that a Houston-based oil and gas exploration company can’t force a nearby mineral rights owner to share (more…)

06/01 5:45 pm

An Austin, Texas, appeals court said a lower court was right to deny a temporary injunction bid from a garbage and recycling company that sought to prevent the city of Round Rock from initiating (more…)

05/30 6:22 pm

The clean energy industry can breathe a sigh of relief as it was ultimately spared the worst of Texas legislation that threatened to severely restrict¬† project development, experts say. …Read (more…)

05/30 2:14 pm

Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP has added an experienced energy and infrastructure attorney to its corporate department in Houston who came aboard from Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, the (more…)

05/30 12:42 pm

Phillips 66 Co. and a Shell PLC subsidiary are on the hook to help fund an ongoing $1.2 billion construction project for a key Gulf of Mexico waterway after the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday (more…)

05/26 5:53 pm

Two Texas energy companies seeking “success fees” for completed wind projects had their breach of contract complaint against California-based Oak Creek Energy Systems Inc. moved from Texas (more…)

05/25 6:52 pm

Volkswagen and Audi have agreed to pay $85 million to resolve allegations that the automakers violated Texas’ environmental laws by placing emissions software defeat devices into vehicles, (more…)

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