Judge: Environmental Group Sufficiently Alleged Injury From Proposed Development
Mealey's (August 4, 2015, 11:04 AM EDT) -- \HOUSTON — A federal judge in Texas on Aug. 3 refused to dismiss an environmental group’s lawsuit against a developer, finding that the group adequately alleged that it would suffer an injury as a result of increased nitrogen and phosphorus in water that would flow into nearby bayous (Galveston Baykeeper v. Trendmaker Homes Inc., No. H 14 1500, S.D. Texas; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 100854).
(Opinion available. Document #08-150814-057Z.)
U.S. Judge Lynn N. Hughes of the Southern District of Texas overruled Trendmaker Homes Inc.’s arguments that...