Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Aransas Project v. Bryan Shaw

<> Aransas Project v. Bryan Shaw - 6/22/15. In the U.S. Supreme Court, Docket No. 14-1138. Petition denied. The case from the Fifth Circuit involves the deaths of 23 endangered whooping cranes. The Aransas Project sued directors of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality under the Endangered Species Act. TAP sought and was granted an injunction prohibiting TCEQ from issuing new permits to withdraw water from rivers that feed the estuary where the cranes make their winter home. The injunction was reversed by the Appeals Court and will now stand.

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