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05/05 7:02 pm

A split Texas Supreme Court held Friday that Volkswagen and Audi can face the state’s environmental violation claims over emissions software defeat devices, saying the manufacturers developed (more…)

05/05 2:32 pm

The Texas Department of Transportation has asked a federal court for summary judgment in a suit claiming officials improperly divided an over $5.6 billion plan to overhaul an oft-congested (more…)

05/05 1:43 pm

A Texas federal judge has refused to reconsider a ruling that Pioneer Natural Resources USA Inc. does not owe an energy trading company more than $9 million for several days of missed natural (more…)

05/05 9:24 am

The European Union has approved the $1.5 billion acquisition of four renewable energy companies by a consortium of investors, including Blackstone Inc., power company Invenergy and Canadian (more…)

05/03 7:52 pm

The owners of a Texas hotel asked a federal judge to find that its insurer improperly denied coverage for more than $2 million in damages following Winter Storm Uri in February 2021. …Read (more…)

05/03 6:54 pm

The Texas Windstorm Insurance Association asked a state appellate court to reverse a trial judge’s decision siding with a Corpus Christi hotel owner in a storm damage coverage suit, arguing (more…)

05/02 4:12 pm

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency joined a collection of nonprofit groups in calling on the full Fifth Circuit to uphold Exxon Mobil Corp.’s $20 million fine for Texas air pollution, (more…)

05/02 2:22 pm

A split Fifth Circuit panel agreed to pause the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s disapproval of Texas and Louisiana air quality plans, finding the states likely to prevail in their (more…)

05/01 7:52 pm

Federal regulators botched an environmental review of SpaceX’s heavy-duty rocket launches on the Gulf Coast and failed to diminish harm to endangered species from heat, light and vessel explosions, (more…)

05/01 12:44 pm

The Supreme Court of Texas has turned down mineral owners’ second bid to amend the terms of their LaSalle County oil and gas leases with EP Energy in a $41 million contract dispute. …Read (more…)

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