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AC INTERESTS, L.P., FORMERLY AMERICAN COATINGS, L.P. v. TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY

Oral argument was held on October 11, 2017. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on March 23, 2018. File Closed

Opinions

March 23, 2018

Devine
Hecht
Green
Guzman
Lehrmann
Brown

Justice Devine delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice Hecht, Justice Green, Justice Guzman, Justice Lehrmann, and Justice Brown joined. PDF

Boyd
Johnson

Justice Boyd delivered a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Johnson joined. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:1st Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:01-15-00378-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Laura C. Higley

Trial Court

Trial Court:345th District Court
County:Travis
Trial Judge:Honorable Stephen Yelenosky
Trial Docket:D-1-GN-14-005160

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2018-05-04 Mandate issued  
2018-03-23 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; cause remanded to trial court
2018-03-23 Dissenting opinion issued.   Issued
2018-03-23 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between October 11, 2017 and March 23, 2018.  
2017-10-11 Oral argument  
2017-09-05 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between July 3, 2017 and September 5, 2017.  
2017-07-03 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2017-06-30 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
  This case was waiting for oral argument between April 21, 2017 and June 30, 2017.  
2017-04-21 Designation of Lead Counsel  
2017-03-31 Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2017-03-31 Petition for Review granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between December 4, 2016 and March 31, 2017.  
2016-12-04 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2016-11-15 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-11-14 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-11-10 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2016-10-18 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-10-18 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-09-28 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2016-09-08 Case Record Filed  
2016-09-06 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2016-09-02 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between July 8, 2016 and September 2, 2016.  
2016-07-08 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2016-07-01 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2016-06-17 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2016-06-17 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2016-05-27 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2016-04-26 Case forwarded to Court
2016-04-21 Response Waiver filed  
2016-04-13 Call received  
2016-04-13 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Ms. Heather Gebelin Hacker
Mr. James E. Davis
Atty. Gen. W. Kenneth Paxton Jr.
Mr. Brantley D. Starr
Mr. Anthony C. Grigsby
Mr. Jeffrey C. Mateer
Ms. Priscilla M. Hubenak
Ms. Cynthia Woelk
Respondent
AC Interests, L.P. formerly American Coatings, L.P.
Mr. Claude William Smalling III
Petitioner
 
 
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