Filed in: Guadalupe Basin Water Management

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

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER-TIMES

Federal judge: TCEQ mismanagement contributed to deaths of whooping cranes

March 12th, 2013 | TAP In The News

Mismanagement of the Guadalupe River water contributed to the death of at least 23 whooping cranes during the winter of 2008-09 in violation of the Endangered Species Act, according to a lawsuit ruling by Senior U.S. District Judge Janis Jack. In her Monday ruling in […]

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

ASSOCIATED PRESS

Judge rules against Texas in whooping crane case

March 12th, 2013 | TAP In The News

A federal judge found Texas officials responsible for the deaths of nearly two-dozen whooping cranes and ordered the state to develop a conservation plan that would protect the last naturally migrating flock of the endangered birds. Senior U.S. District Judge Janis Graham Jack ruled Monday in […]

Filed in: Guadalupe Basin Water Management, TAP Progress

AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Environmentalists score a win in case with big water implications

March 12th, 2013 | TAP In The News

In a case with significant implications for how much water is set aside for environmental purposes, a federal judge Monday held that the Texas state environmental agency is responsible for the deaths of 23 endangered whooping cranes several years ago. The Texas Commission on Environmental […]

Filed in: Guadalupe Basin Water Management, TAP Progress

BOOMBERG NEWS

Texas Whooping Crane Advocates Win Reprieve in Water War

March 12th, 2013 | TAP In The News

Texas was ordered to temporarily stop issuing new water permits for a river system that supplies dozens of Central Texas cities, power generators and petrochemical plants to ensure enough water reaches the last migratory flock of endangered whooping cranes. U.S. District Judge Janis Graham Jack […]

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

THE ARANSAS PROJECT

Judge Rules in Favor of The Aransas Project in Whooping Crane Case

March 12th, 2013 | Press Release

Effective Management Plan Ordered for Guadalupe River, Bays and Estuaries (Rockport, TX — March 10, 2013)— Today, The Aransas Project (TAP) applauded a major federal court decision in its legal battle to protect the last naturally migrating flock of endangered whooping cranes as a vindication […]

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

VICTORIA ADVOCATE

Advocate Editorial Board opinion: Long flight back to Aransas under way

October 21st, 2012 | Related Press

We’re well into October, and there’s more than Halloween parties and trick-or-treaters approaching the Crossroads. According to the Whooping Crane Conservation Association, the whooping cranes have begun their yearly migration back down to the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge for the winter. However, the milder weather […]

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

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER-TIMES

Corpus Christi court case centered on whooping cranes, water underway

December 6th, 2011 | TAP In The News

Lawsuit claims Texas Commission on Environmental Quality violated Endangered Species Act CORPUS CHRISTI — A federal trial that could have profound effects on Texas’ management of surface water used for drinking, agriculture and industry started Monday morning in Corpus Christi, and one rare bird — […]

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

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER-TIMES

Aransas Project lawsuit blaming state for whooping crane die-off goes to trial Monday

December 6th, 2011 | TAP In The News

CORPUS CHRISTI — The state’s river water management is being challenged by an Aransas County group that claims the state is partially to blame for a 2009 whooping crane die off. The Aransas Project, a nonprofit group that advocates responsible water management for the Guadalupe […]

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

KUT NEWS

Lawsuit Seeks Water Priority for Cranes

December 2nd, 2011 | TAP In The News

A wild flock of 300 whooping cranes flies from Wood Buffalo National Park in Canada to the Aransas marshes of the Texas Gulf Coast each year. The flock is expected to arrive in Texas sometime in December. The endangered birds are at the center of […]

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