Texas Court Blocks Water District Bid Over Lack Of Demand

Law360, New York (February 4, 2014, 1:57 PM EST) -- A Texas appeals court on Friday upheld a decision denying a developer the right to establish a water control district and water treatment facility along the path of a proposed highway project outside Dallas after finding the project wasn't needed.

A three-judge panel ruled that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality had not overstepped its bounds when it rejected Mansfield, Texas-based Galilee Partners LP's application on the grounds that there was no immediate need for housing in the area in unincorporated Ellis County, which would leave...
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