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12/01 9:03 pm

A split Fifth Circuit panel on Friday upheld a lower court’s order requiring Texas to move a floating barrier in the Rio Grande intended to prevent migrant crossings from Mexico, saying the (more…)

11/29 7:42 pm

An insurer told a Texas federal court it owes no coverage to a defunct Houston-based engineering firm for asbestos exposure-related claims, contending that the policy supposedly tying it (more…)

11/22 6:33 pm

The trustee of a defunct machine company asked a Texas appeals court to allow his case seeking defense coverage for underlying asbestos injury litigation to remain in the state, arguing company (more…)

11/20 5:04 pm

An Enbridge Inc. unit urged a Texas federal court Monday to convey Cameron County land so that it can conduct environmental surveys for a federally approved 137-mile long natural gas pipeline (more…)

11/20 4:53 pm

A $15 million fee fight between two Houston energy companies arising from winter storm Uri has been dropped by a Texas state court judge at the request of the companies. …Read Full Article (more…)

11/17 7:42 pm

The owner and operator of a Texas pipe manufacturing facility called on the state’s justices to unravel a $2.8 million judgment in favor of property owners who say the facility’s faulty draining (more…)

11/16 7:32 pm

A Texas property owner is seeking nearly $800,000 in damages from its insurer after a storm damaged its electrical system, telling a federal court Thursday that the insurer wrongfully attributed (more…)

11/14 6:33 pm

A Fifth Circuit panel on Tuesday scrapped a Texas emissions permit for a proposed liquefied natural gas export terminal on the Gulf Coast, holding that state regulators failed to explain (more…)

11/14 4:33 pm

Texas landowners told the U.S. Supreme Court that the Lone Star State should make them whole after a highway project spurred recurrent flooding on their land, urging the justices to rule (more…)

11/13 6:12 pm

Failing to restore emergency orders that helped keep the power on during a deadly winter storm two years ago would provoke energy market chaos and weaken authorities’ response to future crises, (more…)

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