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No. 12-0905
TAMES

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

A petition was filed on December 19, 2012. Oral argument was held on January 7, 2014. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on February 6, 2015. A motion for rehearing was filed on March 9, 2015.

In the news...

Tracking 4 articles about this case.

February 6, 2015

Four opinions, no grants [Feb. 6, 2015]

from SCOTXblog

The Court has issued opinions:

January 7, 2014

Texas Supreme Court Weighs Underground Trespassing Case

from Texas Tribune

December 10, 2013

Seven cases granted for argument in January 2014

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 6 other cases.

December 6, 2013

Texas Supreme Court to Mull Underground Trespassing

from Texas Tribune

Opinion

February 6, 2015

Green
Hecht
Johnson
Willett
Guzman
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine
Brown

Justice Green delivered the opinion of the CourtView Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument | Video . PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:9th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reverse & Remand
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  
2015-03-09 Case forwarded to Court
2015-03-09 Motion for Rehearing for pet #2 - Filed  
2015-02-12 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed (Respondent)   Filing granted
2015-02-12 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing (Respondent)  
2015-02-06 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed & judgment rendered
2015-02-06 Opinion issued Issued
2015-02-06 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between January 7, 2014 and February 6, 2015.  
2014-01-07 Oral argument  
2014-01-07 Oral argument  
2014-01-02 Letter brief  
2014-01-02 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2013-12-23 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received (Petitioner)  
2013-12-13 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2013-11-22 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2013-11-22 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2013-11-22 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2013-11-22 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2013-11-22 Petition for Review granted
2013-11-22 Petition for Review granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between September 24, 2013 and November 22, 2013.  
2013-09-24 Supplement to Amicus Curiae  
2013-09-18 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2013-09-18 Reply brief filed  
2013-09-18 Reply brief filed  
2013-08-09 Motion for Extension of Time disposed. (Petitioner)   Filing granted
2013-08-09 Motion for Extension of Time disposed. (Petitioner)   Filing granted
2013-08-08 Motion for extension of time to file brief.  
2013-08-08 Motion for extension of time to file brief. (Petitioner)  
2013-08-02 Brief filed (Respondent)  
2013-08-02 Brief filed (Respondent)  
2013-07-17 Motion for extension of time to file brief. (Petitioner)  
2013-07-17 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2013-07-17 Motion for Extension of Time disposed. (Petitioner)   Filing granted
2013-07-17 Motion for extension of time to file brief.  
2013-07-03 Brief filed  
2013-07-03 Response to Amicus Curiae Brief filed (Respondent)  
2013-07-03 Brief filed (Petitioner)  
2013-05-24 Motion for extension of time to file brief. (Joint motion filed)  
2013-05-24 Motion for Extension of Time disposed. (Petitioner)   Filing granted
2013-05-08 Case Record Filed  
2013-05-03 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2013-05-03 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2013-04-10 Amicus Curiae Brief received (Amicus Curiae)  
2013-03-20 Reply filed (Petitioner)  
2013-03-20 Response to Amicus Curiae Brief filed (Respondent)  
2013-03-12 Case forwarded to Court
2013-03-12 Case forwarded to Court
2013-03-06 Reply filed (Petitioner)  
2013-03-06 Amicus Curiae Brief received (Amicus Curiae)  
2013-03-06 Response to Petition for Review filed  
2013-02-06 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed (Respondent)   Filing granted
2013-02-06 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks. (Petitioner)   Filing granted
2013-02-01 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response (Respondent)  
2013-02-01 Miscellaneous motion filed.  
2013-01-18 Petition for Review #2 filed (Petitioner)  
2013-01-18 Response to Petition for Review filed (Respondent)  
2013-01-07 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2012-12-19 Petition for Review filed (Petitioner)  
2012-11-13 Letter Filed (Respondent)  
2012-11-13 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed (Petitioner)   Filing granted
2012-11-12 Response to Motion filed (Respondent)  
2012-11-09 Phone call from Clerk's Office (Respondent)  
2012-11-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed (Petitioner)  

Parties

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

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
The Texas Chemical Council
Mr. Thomas J. Adair
Ms. Christina T. Wisdom
Mr. Jay Lloyd Krystinik
Robert F. Van Voorhees
Texas Farm Bureau
Mr. Andy McSwain
Association of Energy Service Companies
Ms. Leslie Ritchie Robnett
Mr. Mark A Mayfield
Mr. Peter Scaff
Mr. Geoffrey H. Bracken
Texas Oil and Gas Association
Ms. Samara L. Kline
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