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No. 23-0244
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TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY v. KEN PAXTON, ATTORNEY GENERAL OF TEXAS AND SIERRA CLUB

A petition was filed on May 18, 2023. The Court requested full merits briefing on June 21, 2024.

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Court of Appeals

Appellate District:3rd Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:03-21-00256-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Chari Kelly

Trial Court

Trial Court:53rd District Court
County:Travis
Trial Judge:Honorable Jan Soifer
Trial Docket:D-1-GN-19-006941

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Date Event  
2024-08-27 Pet/Rel reply brief on the merits due
2024-08-12 Respondent/Real party in interest brief on the merit due
2024-07-22 Petitioner brief on the merits due

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2024-06-21 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Filing granted
2024-06-21 Petition Reinstated
2024-06-21 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2024-06-21 Previous Order of the Court withdrawn  
2024-05-13 Response to Brief filed (Respondent)  
2024-04-16 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2024-03-22 Reply to Response to Motion for Rehearing filed (Petitioner)  
2024-03-21 Response to Motion for Rehearing (Respondent)  
2024-03-08 Response to Motion for Rehearing (Respondent)  
2024-03-06 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2024-03-06 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2024-03-04 Designation of Lead Counsel  
2024-02-23 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2024-01-23 Case forwarded to Court
2024-01-16 Motion for Rehearing  
2023-12-28 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2023-12-28 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2023-12-15 Petition for Review disposed Denied
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between September 29, 2023 and December 15, 2023.  
2023-09-29 Reply to Response to Petition filed (Petitioner)  
2023-09-21 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2023-09-21 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2023-09-06 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2023-09-05 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2023-07-25 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2023-07-25 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2023-07-07 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2023-06-06 Case forwarded to Court
2023-06-02 Response Waiver filed  
2023-05-22 Response Waiver filed  
2023-05-18 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2023-05-01 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2023-04-28 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2023-03-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2023-03-29 Clerk's Record
2023-03-29 Court reporter/recorder's record
2023-03-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Ken Paxton, Attorney General of Texas
Ms. Kathy Johnson
Mr. John B. Scott
Mr. Brent Webster
Mr. Shawn Cowles
Mr. S. Grant Dorfman
Mr. Ernest C. Garcia
Respondent
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Mr. Christopher Hilton
Mr. James Lloyd
Ms. Kimberly Gdula
Mr. S. Grant Dorfman
Mr. Brent Webster
Mr. Shawn Cowles
Atty. Gen. W. Kenneth Paxton Jr.
Ms. Alyssa Bixby-Lawson
Petitioner
Sierra Club
Mr. William G. Christian III
Emma Cheuse
Kathleen Riley
Ilan M Levin
Respondent

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
The Texas Association of Counties
Ms. Meredith Prykryl Walker
Texas Association of School Boards Legal Assistance Fund
Ms. Meredith Prykryl Walker
The Texas Municipal League
Ms. Meredith Prykryl Walker
The Texas Conference of Urban Counties
Ms. Meredith Prykryl Walker
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