Friday, February 5th, 2016
Richard F. Brown The following is not a legal opinion. You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you. United States v. CITGO Petroleum Corp. held that uncovered wastewater treatment tanks resulting in dead birds was not a criminal violation of either the Clean Air Act or the Migratory Bird […]

Friday, September 4th, 2015
Richard F. Brown   The following is not a legal opinion. You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you.   City of Mont Belvieu v. Enterprise Products Operating, 222 S.W.3d 515 (Tex. App.—Houston [14th Dist] 2007, no pet.) holds that the Legislature did not intend to fully preempt a […]

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
Richard F. Brown   The following is not a legal opinion. You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you.   ERG Resources, LLC v. Merlon Texas, Inc., No. 01-08-01007-CV, 2009 WL 3491049 (Tex. App.—Houston [1st Dist.] Oct. 29, 2009, no pet.) (mem. op.), held that an assignment conveying the […]