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04/27 7:32 pm

Tesoro Refining and Marketing Co. has agreed to a $27.5 million penalty to resolve the government’s claims it violated a 2016 Clean Air Act consent decree that required the company to reduce (more…)

04/27 5:03 pm

Two FCCI Insurance units asked a Texas federal court to relieve them of any defense or indemnity obligations for a fertilizer manufacturer accused of violating state environmental laws, telling (more…)

04/27 2:12 pm

Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP continues to make additions to its toxic torts team, most recently with the addition of a new partner in the Dallas office who started this week, the firm announced. (more…)

04/26 10:23 pm

The city of Houston, the Harris County Attorney’s Office and others on¬†Wednesday urged the full Fifth Circuit to preserve ExxonMobil Corp.’s $14 million fine for Texas air pollution, saying (more…)

04/26 2:33 pm

A Texas waterway navigation district urged the U.S. Supreme Court to ignore Phillips 66 Co. and a Shell unit’s request to upend their obligation to pay fees to use a waterway on the Texas-Louisiana (more…)

04/24 6:23 pm

E. I. DuPont de Nemours & Co. Inc. and the former operations leader of an insecticide unit at a La Porte, Texas, chemical plant have pled guilty and been sentenced for their roles in (more…)

04/20 8:43 pm

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Thursday reapproved two proposed liquefied natural gas export terminals on the Texas Gulf Coast after the D.C. Circuit ordered revised environmental (more…)

04/19 8:32 pm

A former Major League Baseball pitcher cannot get coverage for extensive mold damage at his Austin, Texas, mansion, the Fifth Circuit affirmed, finding his all-risks property policy with (more…)

04/19 4:33 pm

A Delaware bankruptcy judge gave the green light to multidistrict litigation tort claims in Texas state court against sponsors of TPC Group Inc.’s Chapter 11 plan, which stems from plant (more…)

04/19 4:22 pm

A Fifth Circuit judge on Wednesday denied a request by three environmental advocacy groups to participate in a legal challenge to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s rejection of Texas’ (more…)

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