Texas Appeals Court Boots Suit Over $100M Water Project

By Jess Krochtengel (February 26, 2015, 6:47 PM EST) -- A Texas appellate court on Thursday blocked the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority's bid to clear the way for a $100 million water project, saying a state law governing public bonds cannot be used to decide a dispute over ownership of treated wastewater.

The Third Court of Appeals said a trial judge properly dismissed GBRA's suit that sought to clear an alleged cloud on bonds it issued to fund a $100 million water supply project. The court held the GBRA could not file suit under the bond-related Expedited Declaratory Judgment Act in Chapter 1205 of the Texas Government Code, saying the law is...

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