Baytown Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Fifth Circuit Sided With Environmentalists on Air Pollution But...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Houston Press

    Well, this almost never happens. Years after the Sierra Club and Environment Texas filed a lawsuit against emissions purportedly coming from ExxonMobil's massive Baytown refinery, the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has turned around and sided with the environmentalists about Exxon's alleged violations of the federal Clean Air Act.

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  2. Environment Texas Citizen Lobby, Incorporated; Sierra Club,...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | FindLaw

    ... "Exxon"). Exxon owns and operates an industrial complex (which includes a refinery and two petrochemical plants) in Baytown, Texas, and Plaintiffs allege that Exxon violated the federal permits governing operations at the complex thousands of times ...

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  3. Alabama taps player hangs up his horn after 54 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Sunherald.com

    ... in command to "Take her down." As Sanchez waits to play his trumpet, his mind drifts back to his boyhood days in Baytown, Texas, where his parents couldn't speak English and he was required to keep mastering 60 words a day of his new language. Faith ...

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  4. Federal court rules in favor of environmental groups against ExxonRead the original story

    May 31, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    At a press conference in front of the federal district courthouse today, environmental groups will cheer a federal Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that has reinstated their Clean Air Act enforcement suit against ExxonMobil Corporation concerning thousands of air pollution violations at the company's Baytown, Texas, oil refinery and chemical plant complex. Last Friday, in a 40-page decision, a unanimous three-judge appellate panel held that U.S. District Court Judge David Hittner "erred in [his] analysis of Exxon's liability" and "abused [his] discretion" by refusing to assess a civil penalty for Exxon's thousands of admitted violations of the law.

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  5. Appeals Court Hands Win to Texas Environmental GroupsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Gilmer Mirror

    Texas environmental groups have scored a major victory in a six-year legal battle with the world's largest oil company. Environment Texas and the Sierra Club sued ExxonMobil in 2010, accusing the Irving-based energy giant of spewing far more pollution into the air from its massive Baytown complex than is allowed by federal and state law.

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  6. Greens score win in case against ExxonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | The Hill

    A federal appeals court gave environmental groups a win in their case over a Texas Exxon Mobil Corp. refinery, potentially opening the company to new emissions penalties. The Sierra Club and Environment Texas see the unanimous opinion from the Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit as a major victory in the six-year legal battle over the Baytown, Texas, refinery.

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  7. Conservative Appeals Court Hands Win to Texas Environmental GroupsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Texas Tribune

    Texas environmental groups have scored a major victory in a six-year legal battle with the world's largest oil company. Environment Texas and the Sierra Club sued ExxonMobil in 2010, accusing the Irving-based energy giant of spewing far more pollution into the air from its massive Baytown complex than is allowed by federal and state law.

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  8. Alabama 'Taps' player hangs up his horn after 54 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | The Decatur Daily

    ... next in command to "Take Her Down." As Jesse waits to play his trumpet, his mind drifts back to his boyhood days in Baytown, Texas, where his parents couldn't speak English and he was required to keep mastering 60 words a day of his new language. ...

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  9. FuelCell Energy's Cheap, Green, World-Scale Hydrogen ByproductRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | Seeking Alpha

    ... a new steam methane reformer unit on land leased from Covestro ( OTC:CVXTY ), a polymer manufacturer located in Baytown, Texas. It will produce approximately 125 million standard cubic feet of hydrogen per day, in addition to carbon monoxide gases, ...

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  10. Two runoff recounts in the worksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | Off the Kuff

    In a reversal, state Rep. Wayne Smith is now pursuing a recount in his narrow loss in Tuesday's Republican primary runoff. Deer Park attorney Briscoe Cain beat Smith, a longtime incumbent from Baytown, by 23 votes in the runoff.

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  11. Michael Perras builds on familya s golf legacy at HoustonRead the original story

    May 27, 2016 | Golfweek

    ... first started. They just loved to play." Perras grew up 15 miles from his grandfather. This week Marti traveled from Baytown, Texas, to the Pacific Northwest to watch his grandson carry on the family tradition of representing Houston at the NCAA ...

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  12. Hot Rod Power Tour 2016 Driving Directions DownloadRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Hot Rod Magazine

    ... stops throughout the week. June 11 - Lamar Dixon Expo Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana June 12 - Royal Purple Raceway, Baytown, Texas June 13 - Circuit of the Americas, Austin, Texas June 14 - Traders Village, Grand Prairie, Texas June 15 - Remington ...

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  13. Texas Take: May 27, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Chron

    ... completely a waste of time and a distraction from our school business of educating students." -- RECOUNT : "Veteran Baytown House member Wayne Smith, who narrowly trailed in voting in Tuesday's election, has decided to seek a recount of his contest ...

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  14. PBC unveils three new fight cardsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | ESPN

    ... me and I can't wait." In the co-feature, Australia's Steve Lovett (15-0, 12 KOs) and Craig Baker (16-1, 12 KOs), of Baytown, Texas, will meet in a scheduled 10-round light heavyweight fight. "A win here will get me in the mix with the top ...

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  15. Baytown Rep. Smith seeks recount of Tuesday's ballotingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Chron

    Veteran Baytown House member Wayne Smith, who narrowly trailed in voting in Tuesday's election, has decided to seek a recount of his contest with lawyer Briscoe Cain . Cain defeated Republican Smith by a razor-thin margin in Baytown's District 128, according to complete but unofficial runoff results.

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  16. Analysis: A Lousy Turnout for a Lackluster Texas RunoffRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Gilmer Mirror

    ... more were forced into runoffs, and last night Republican incumbents Doug Miller of New Braunfels and Wayne Smith of Baytown got their dismissal notices from voters . Rep. Ron Reynolds , D-Missouri City, advances to the November general election. The ...

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  17. Gonzalez headed for November showdown with Sheriff HickmanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Chron

    Lawyer Briscoe Cain defeated Republican state Rep. Wayne Smith by a razor-thin margin in Baytown's District 128 on Tuesday, according to complete but unofficial runoff results, having leveraged an anti-establishment mood to oust the 14-year incumbent. Former City Councilman Ed Gonzalez eclipsed Constable Lt.

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  18. Gonzalez appears headed for November showdown with Sheriff HickmanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Chron

    ... Republican Sheriff Ron Hickman. Lawyer Briscoe Cain was narrowly leading Republican state Rep. Wayne Smith in Baytown's District 128, while Harris County Republican Party Chair Paul Simpson appeared to have fended off a challenge from the right ...

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  19. Investors push Exxon and Chevron for transparency on climate risksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | The Globe and Mail

    Steam rises from towers at an Exxon Mobil refinery in Baytown, Texas. Major investors are pushing Exxon and Chevron to "stress test" their operations against the risk climate change poses to their oil and gas assets.

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  20. The Brief: Primary Runoffs Are Low Turnout, High StakesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Texas Tribune

    ... are "fighting to keep their jobs, and their contests have turned heated," Watkins wrote . Rep. Wayne Smith , R-Baytown, Rep. Doug Miller , R-New Braunfels, and Rep. Ron Reynolds , D-Missouri City, face challenges to their seat. And at least one GOP ...

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