Texas County Wants Eagle Ford Road Damage Suit Revived

By Michelle Casady (December 18, 2018, 8:15 PM EST) -- Dimmit County has asked the Texas Supreme Court to overturn a lower appellate court's October ruling that allowed 21 oil and gas companies operating in the Eagle Ford Shale out of the county's lawsuit trying to hold the companies responsible for major road damage in the rural community.

The county filed its petition for writ of mandamus with the high court Friday and the Texas Supreme Court has ordered the companies to respond to the county's petition for writ of mandamus no later than Jan. 2, according to court records.

The county told the Texas Supreme Court that the Fourth Court...

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