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No. 09-1010
TAMES

FPL FARMING LTD. v. ENVIRONMENTAL PROCESSING SYSTEMS, L.C.

Oral argument was held on March 1, 2011. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on August 26, 2011. File Closed

Opinion

August 26, 2011

Wainwright
Jefferson
Hecht
Medina
Green
Johnson
Willett
Guzman
Lehrmann

Justice Wainwright delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:9th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:09-08-00083-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Hollis Horton

Trial Court

Trial Court:75th District Court
County:Liberty
Trial Judge:Honorable Vann Culp
Trial Docket:CV71974

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2011-11-04 Case Stored  
2011-11-04 Mandate issued  
2011-11-04 Record returned to Court of Appeals  
  This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between September 2, 2011 and November 4, 2011.  
2011-09-02 Call received  
2011-08-26 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; remanded to Court of Appeals
2011-08-26 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2011-07-22 Response to Amicus Curiae Brief filed (Petitioner)  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between May 17, 2011 and July 22, 2011.  
2011-05-17 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between March 18, 2011 and May 17, 2011.  
2011-03-18 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
2011-03-01 Oral argument  
2011-02-25 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2011-02-16 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2011-02-15 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2011-02-08 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2011-02-08 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2011-02-08 Petition for Review granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between October 15, 2010 and February 8, 2011.  
2010-10-15 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2010-09-27 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2010-09-24 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2010-09-16 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2010-07-28 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2010-07-15 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2010-07-14 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2010-06-23 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2010-06-18 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2010-06-14 Case Record Filed  
2010-06-03 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2010-05-27 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2010-05-03 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2010-04-29 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2010-04-27 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2010-04-15 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2010-03-16 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2010-03-09 Case forwarded to Court
2010-03-03 Response Waiver filed  
2010-02-12 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2010-02-12 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2010-01-06 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2010-01-05 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2009-12-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2009-12-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
FPL Farming, Ltd.
Honorable Justin Brett Busby
Mr. Paul L. Mitchell
Mr. Christopher Jene Richart
Ms. Claudia Wilson Frost
Mr. C. B. Stratton
Mr. Hutson Brit Smelley
Petitioner
Environmental Processing Systems, L.C.
Mr. Richard G. Baker
Respondent

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
The Underground Injection Technology Council
Mr. Chris Lee Gilbert
Texas Oil & Gas Association
Ms. Samara L. Kline
 
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