Filed in: Guadalupe Basin Water Management

GBRA and TAP Sign New Whitepaper Agreement

November 28th, 2016 |

For more information, contact: LaMarriol Smith, lsmith@gbra.org<mailto:lsmith@gbra.org>, (830) 379-5822 http://www.gbra.org/news/2016/112901.aspx COLUMBUS, Texas—Today, the Guadalupe Blanco River Authority (GBRA) and The Aransas Project (TAP) signed a new version of an agreement to work together to help chart the future of the Guadalupe River Watershed, San Antonio […]

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

TAP Meeting – The GBRA-TAP White Paper

March 8th, 2016 |

Monday, March 21, 2016, 6:30 to 8:00 pm  Paws & Taws, 402 N. Fulton Beach Rd., Fulton, Texas Presentation by Jim Blackburn, TAP Special Guest Participants – Bill West and Todd Votteler, GBRA On February 22, 2016, the Guadalupe Blanco River Authority (GBRA) and TAP co-signed a […]

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

HOUSTON CHRONICLE

Chronicle Editorial: Don’t mess with Texas’ big cranes

July 13th, 2014 |

Today, the Houston Chronicle published an Editorial about the recent decision by the a panel of the Fifth Circuit Court Court of Appeals. It starts: Imagine this conversation 50 years from now when a docent at the Houston Museum of Natural Science walks visitors through the ornithology […]

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

Fifth Circuit Acknowledges 23 Whooping Crane Deaths from Lack of Inflows, Yet Refuses to Hold Texas Liable

July 2nd, 2014 |

Federal court of appeals decision offers roadmap for future cases Today, The Aransas Project (TAP) announces its analysis of the ruling from the appeals court decision regarding TAP’s legal battle to protect the last naturally migrating flock of endangered whooping cranes. The Fifth Circuit Court […]

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

THE TEXAS TRIBUNE

San Antonio Seeks Ownership of Its Wastewater

January 24th, 2014 | Related Press

A bid by San Antonio’s water utility to declare ownership of the sewage it treats and releases has sparked a regional tug-of-war — one that could become more common as Texas’ thirsty water users struggle to protect their supplies. Every year, the San Antonio Water […]

Filed in: Guadalupe Basin Water Management, Whooping Cranes

THE ARANSAS PROJECT

New Year Update

January 9th, 2014 | TAP Updates

The Aransas Project (TAP) team wanted to provide a New Year’s update on the Whooping Crane litigation, TAP v. Shaw, against the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). The following is a summary of the highlights from the past year. As most everyone knows, we […]

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

THE TEXAS TRIBUNE

Texas Rivers Tested By Drought, Population Growth

June 14th, 2013 | Related Press

As the Neches River flows south toward a string of oil refineries and manufacturing plants in Southeast Texas, it winds through an area so ecologically diverse that the National Park Service runs a preserve called Big Thicket along its banks. Despite recent spring rains, years […]

Filed in: Guadalupe Basin Water Management, related news, TAP Progress

THE ROCKPORT PILOT

Briefs in TAP suit target Judge Jack, Stehn and U.S. Constitution

June 14th, 2013 | TAP In The News

If briefs filed regarding the verdict of The Aransas Project (TAP) lawsuit against the Texas Commission of Environmental Quality (TCEQ) are any indication, the objectivity of U.S. District Court Judge Janis Graham Jack, the expertise of former U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Whooping Crane […]

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

THE ROCKPORT PILOT

Status of Aransas Project Suit Heard

June 14th, 2013 | TAP In The News

Approximately 60 area residents and other interested people had the opportunity to hear about the status of The Aransas Project (TAP) lawsuit against the Texas Commission of Environmental Quality (TCEQ) and other parties Wednesday night at the Saltwater Pavilion in Rockport. Attorney Jim Blackburn outlined […]

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

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL-SENTINEL

Big legal victory for cranes in Texas

March 12th, 2013 | TAP In The News

In a major victory for cranes and other water users on the Texas Gulf Coast, a federal judged has ruled the state’s environmental agency is responsible for the death of 23 whooping cranes during a drought in 2008 and 2009. The ruling on Monday is […]

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