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Appellate Court Rules in Favor of Bullet Train

July 31, 2019 Posted in Industry News

The Houston Court of Appeals reversed a summary judgment rendered in favor of Grimes County and against Texas Central Partners, the company behind the proposed Dallas-Houston bullet train.  The case...

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Red Oak Pipeline Announced

June 21, 2019 Posted in Industry News

Phillips 66 and Plains All American recently announced a new project called the Red Oak Pipeline that is intended to transport crude oil from Cushing, Oklahoma to Sealy, Texas.  Enterprise Products,...

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Sen. Lois Kolkhorst Announces SB421 on Eminent Domain Reform Has Failed This Session

May 28, 2019 Posted in Industry News

Sen. Lois Kolkhorst announced on May 26 that her bill, SB 421, aimed at reforming the eminent domain process to protect landowners had failed. 

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President Trump Announces New Executive Orders to Speed Up Pipeline Construction

April 10, 2019 Posted in Industry News

The White House has announced the President intends to execute two new executive orders that will make it easier for the oil and gas industry to obtain permits for pipeline construction.  The...

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Texas Senate Passes Eminent Domain Reform Bill

April 10, 2019 Posted in Industry News

Senate Bill 421, the omnibus eminent domain reform bill filed by Senator Lois Kolkhorst, has passed the Texas Senate by a vote of 28-3.  The bill was opposed by oil and gas interests in the Senate...

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Barron Adler Partners Roy Brandys and Nick Laurent Quoted in Article on Border Wall

March 12, 2019 Posted in Industry News

As part of the Texas Tribune’s ongoing reporting on the border wall project called The Taking, Barron Adler partners Roy Brandys and Nick Laurent were quoted regarding President Trump’s emergency...

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Barron Alder Client Featured in Texas Observer Article

March 11, 2019 Posted in Industry News

The Texas Observer featured an legal battle over claims of contamination on a south Texas ranch.  The Texas Observer reports that “massive levels of beryllium and cadmium, both known human...

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Hearing on Senate Bill Advancing Eminent Domain Reform is Held

March 5, 2019 Posted in Industry News

On March 4, the Senate State Affairs Committee heard testimony on Senate Bill 421 which would reform eminent domain procedures for private condemnors like pipeline companies.  The bill, sponsored by...

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Barron Adler Partner Roy Brandys Discusses Border Wall Project with the Texas Lawyer

March 1, 2019 Posted in Industry News

Barron Adler Partner Roy Brandys was interviewed by the Texas Lawyer for a piece entitled, “As Trump Pursues Wall, South Texas Lawyers Ready for Eminent Domain Battles.”  Mr. Brandys discussed...

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National Butterfly Center Seeks Injunction Against Border Wall

February 19, 2019 Posted in Industry News

The National Butterfly Center, which is in the path of the next phase of the border wall project, recently requested an injunction that would preclude construction of the wall through the Butterfly...

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