639 Fed.Appx. 269 (5th Cir. 2016), 15-50505, GG Ranch, Ltd. v. Edwards Aquifer Authority

Docket Nº:15-50505
Citation:639 Fed.Appx. 269
Opinion Judge:PER CURIAM:
Party Name:GG RANCH, LIMITED; HORTON RANCHES, INCORPORATED; LLOYD TSCHIRHART; DANCY TSCHIRHART; EAKIN RANCHES, LIMITED; RUSTY ULBRICH, Plaintiffs - Appellants v. EDWARDS AQUIFER AUTHORITY; ROLANDO RUIZ, in his official capacity as general manager; CITY OF SAN ANTONIO, Acting by and through the San Antonio Water System (SAWS), Defendants - Appellees
Attorney:For GG RANCH, LIMITED, HORTON RANCHES, INCORPORATED, LLOYD TSCHIRHART, DANCY TSCHIRHART, EAKIN RANCHES, LIMITED, RUSTY ULBRICH, Plaintiffs - Appellants: Glenn James Deadman, San Antonio, TX. For EDWARDS AQUIFER AUTHORITY, ROLANDO RUIZ, in his official capacity as general manager, Defendants - App...
Judge Panel:Before HIGGINBOTHAM, PRADO, and GRAVES, Circuit Judges.
Case Date:May 05, 2016
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
 
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639 Fed.Appx. 269 (5th Cir. 2016)

GG RANCH, LIMITED; HORTON RANCHES, INCORPORATED; LLOYD TSCHIRHART; DANCY TSCHIRHART; EAKIN RANCHES, LIMITED; RUSTY ULBRICH, Plaintiffs - Appellants

v.

EDWARDS AQUIFER AUTHORITY; ROLANDO RUIZ, in his official capacity as general manager; CITY OF SAN ANTONIO, Acting by and through the San Antonio Water System (SAWS), Defendants - Appellees

No. 15-50505

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

May 5, 2016

UNPUBLISHED

Editorial Note:

Please Refer Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure Rule 32.1

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas. USDC No. 5:14-CV-848.

AFFIRMED.

For GG RANCH, LIMITED, HORTON RANCHES, INCORPORATED, LLOYD TSCHIRHART, DANCY TSCHIRHART, EAKIN RANCHES, LIMITED, RUSTY ULBRICH, Plaintiffs - Appellants: Glenn James Deadman, San Antonio, TX.

For EDWARDS AQUIFER AUTHORITY, ROLANDO RUIZ, in his official capacity as general manager, Defendants - Appellees: Deborah Clarke Trejo, Assistant General Counsel, Kemp Smith, L.L.P., Austin, TX; Mark Norman Osborn, Esq., Kemp Smith, L.L.P., El Paso, TX.

For CITY OF SAN ANTONIO, Acting by and through the San Antonio Water System (SAWS), Defendant - Appellee: Julie Anne Ford, Trial Attorney, George Brothers Kincaid & Horton, L.L.P., Austin, TX.

Before HIGGINBOTHAM, PRADO, and GRAVES, Circuit Judges.

OPINION

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PER CURIAM:[*]

Appellants, owners of certain real property located above the Edwards Aquifer in Medina and Uvalde Counties, Texas, sued the state regulatory agency in charge of the Aquifer, the Edwards Aquifer Authority, alleging violations under the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution and Article 1, § 17 of the Texas Constitution. Appellants'...

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