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09/25 6:26 pm

The city of Corpus Christi, Texas, will pay about $1.1 million in penalties to settle allegations from Texas and the federal government that it discharged untreated sewage and other pollutants into state and federal waters in violation of the Clean Water Act. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

09/24 9:06 pm

A Texas appellate panel ruled Thursday that malpractice claims against a Beaumont, Texas, attorney and his firm were thrown out prematurely because the two had not proved a client fired them before their alleged botching of the man’s Deepwater Horizon economic loss claim. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

09/23 3:26 pm

A Texas oil trader was charged Tuesday in Brooklyn, New York, with paying $870,000 in bribes for his former firm, Vitol Group, to former officials at Ecuador’s national petroleum concern — payments he allegedly called a “token of appreciation” for business including a $300 million fuel contract. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

09/22 9:26 pm

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday said it had reached a settlement with a Houston businessman accused of swindling at least 20 investors out of about $7 million, purportedly to fund water desalination plants in Kenya, that instead paid for his purchases of a car, a condo, and …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

09/22 8:26 pm

Texas and several other states on Monday filed a brief in support of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to rescind California’s Clean Air Act waiver that allowed it to set its own greenhouse gas standards and run a zero-emissions vehicle program. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

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