Updates from July, 2010

THE HERALD-ZEITUNG

Judge green-lights water lawsuit

July 30th, 2010 | TAP In The News

A federal judge in Corpus Christi ruled Wednesday that a lawsuit attempting to re-allocate the waters of the Guadalupe River could continue to trial. The lawsuit, filed by a coastal group known as the Aransas Project, seeks to ensure adequate water supplies for the endangered […]

Filed in: Coastal Ecosystems, Guadalupe Basin Water Management, TAP Progress, Whooping Cranes

THE TEXAS TRIBUNE

Federal Suit Against the TCEQ Proceeding

July 30th, 2010 | TAP In The News

The Endangered Species Act lawsuit over the last remaining naturally migrating flock of whooping cranes will move forward, a federal district judge ruled Wednesday. The Aransas Project, a nonprofit organization formed to protect water resources in the Aransas Bay region, filed the lawsuit against the […]

Filed in: Coastal Ecosystems, Guadalupe Basin Water Management, TAP Progress, Whooping Cranes

ROCKPORT PILOT

Whooping Crane book shows ‘Moore’ to story

July 30th, 2010 | Related Press

Leading Whooping Crane tours over the last few years sparked an idea in Capt. Tommy Moore’s mind, but he didn’t put pen to paper until last year when the project finally came to fruition. That project is the release of his first book The Lobstick […]

Filed in: Coastal Ecosystems, Whooping Cranes

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER-TIMES

Whooping crane lawsuit to move forward

July 28th, 2010 | TAP In The News

CORPUS CHRISTI — A lawsuit contending that the state endangered whooping cranes that winter in Aransas County will move forward after rulings Wednesday from U.S. District Judge Janis Graham Jack. The Aransas Project, an alliance of residents, organizations, businesses and governmental entities, sued the Texas […]

Filed in: Coastal Ecosystems, Guadalupe Basin Water Management, TAP Progress, Whooping Cranes

ASSOCIATED PRESS

Texas judge sets trial for whooping crane deaths

July 28th, 2010 | TAP In The News

HOUSTON (AP) – A federal judge in south Texas has set a trial date for a lawsuit that alleges poor Texas environmental regulations caused record die-offs among endangered whooping cranes. The case has been brought by a nonprofit conservation group, The Aransas Project. U.S. District […]

Filed in: Coastal Ecosystems, Guadalupe Basin Water Management, TAP Progress, Whooping Cranes

The Aransas Project Passes Critical Stage In Endangered Species Act Litigation To Protect Whooping Crane

July 28th, 2010 | Press Release

(Corpus Christi, TX — July 28, 2010)—Today, in the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) litigation brought by The Aransas Project (TAP) against officials of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), United States District Judge Janis Jack ruled from the bench to deny all motions […]

Filed in: Coastal Ecosystems, Guadalupe Basin Water Management, TAP Progress, Whooping Cranes