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On September 10, 2014, the Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District Adopted the ALJ’s Recommendation to Deny the Landowners party status to participate in End Op’s contested case hearing. . The Landowners appealed the District’s decision and their appeal is currently pending before the 21st Judicial District Court in Bastrop County, Texas. End Op has intervened […]

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On April 10, 2014, the Administrative Law Judge issued a Proposal for Decision recommending the Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District grant End Op’s applications to withdraw 46,000 acre-feet from the Simsboro Aquifer and to adopt special permit conditions designed to mitigate any potential impacts.

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AUSTIN, TEXAS – March 13, 2014- After just seven years of practice, Stacey was recognized as a “Rising Star” in 2014 in business litigation by Texas Super Lawyers, a honor received by less than 2.5% of the lawyers in the state who are 40 years or younger or in practice for 10 years or less. […]

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On September 25, 2013, an administrative law judge (“ALJ”) recently ruled that mere ownership of groundwater, with no evidence of use of or intent to use the groundwater, does not confer standing to challenge a permit application. In an unprecedented opinion, SOAH’s ALJ, the Honorable Michael J. O’Malley, recently denied party status to landowners seeking […]

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BY STACEY V. REESE In case you missed it, on October 28, 2009, President Obama signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010 (H.R. 2647) that includes an expansion of the military caregiver leave and qualifying exigency leave provisions of the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”), both provisions of which […]

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