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04/11 8:12 pm

Scores of people suing over cancer-causing soil and groundwater contaminants related to a Houston rail yard told a Texas appeals court on Monday that a trial court judge wrongly dismissed (more…)

04/11 8:03 pm

Texas Instruments said it didn’t trash a deal with chemical waste recycler Envirodigm, telling a state appeals court on Tuesday that its decision to stop using a transporter that was part (more…)

04/11 4:43 pm

A Houston-based chemical company was hit with a Texas county court petition by five men who said they suffered significant orthopedic injuries, after the company’s negligence led to a chemical (more…)

04/11 4:32 pm

Texas and a group of energy industry allies called on the Fifth Circuit to decide by the end of April whether to block federal regulators’ imposition of an emissions reduction plan on the (more…)

04/10 7:03 pm

Apache Corp. investors asked a Texas federal judge to certify a class of shareholders who say the oil and gas company’s misleading statements about an exploration project falsely jacked up (more…)

04/07 8:42 pm

Independent power producers have joined a push to undo the reversal of two Public Utility Commission of Texas emergency pricing orders issued during winter storm Uri, telling the Texas Supreme (more…)

04/07 7:30 pm

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is already “diligently prosecuting” a lawsuit accusing a Texas company of illegally making so-called forever chemicals, so a D.C. federal judge has (more…)

04/07 6:50 pm

A Texas federal judge said the American branch of an industrial parts company should be free of claims resulting from a 2019 fire at a Deer Park chemical plant, writing that evidence indicates (more…)

04/07 3:50 pm

A Texas federal court recently rejected a challenge to Fieldwood Energy’s Chapter 11 plan by several surety bond companies, serving as a reminder that courts within the Fifth Circuit give (more…)

04/06 5:50 pm

A Texas state judge Thursday indicated that she was ready to begin setting trial dates in multidistrict litigation spurred from Hurricane Zeta in 2020, but said she was still open to discussion (more…)

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