Texas Court Says CPS Pollution Control Contract Is Valid

Law360, New York (August 1, 2012, 8:27 PM EDT) -- A Texas appeals court on Wednesday upheld a contract between San Antonio-owned utility CPS Energy and the company the city hired to install air pollution controls on a coal plant, and booted two quantum meruit claims against the city for more payments.

The Fourth Court of Appeals of Texas reversed a trial court's decision that declared void an $84 million contract between CPS and Casey Industrial Inc., saying the two had reached a valid agreement. It also reversed the trial court to give the city immunity...
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