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Joint Motion for Entry of Agreed Final Judgment

The following document entails the Joint Motion for Entry of Agreed Final Judgment:

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Settlement Term Letter For Pintail Litigation

The following document is the continued settlement negotiations from the Parties, City of Hempstead, Citizens Against the Landfill in Hempstead, Pintail Landfill, L.L.C., and Waller County, Texas discussing the settlement negotiations with their respective clients. Upon approval of the terms set out below by the Waller County

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Tide Turns Over Controversial Landfill, Fox 26 News

~As posted by FOX 26 News A proposed legal settlement could be sending a very strong message that county government officials are now joining land owners in opposition. That hasn’t always been the case. It’s been a brutal four year battle to block a proposed landfill near

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Settlement Deal Near in Waller County Landfill Lawsuit, Houston Chronicle

~Article as posted by the Houston Chronicle A settlement agreement is on the horizon in the lawsuit over Waller County’s approval of a proposed landfill, but it would not end the dispute over a company’s plans to locate the project near the Hempstead city line. County Judge

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Landfill Trial Sparks Vows of Transparency, Houston Chronicle

~Article as posted by The Houston Chronicle Incoming Waller County leaders are pledging more transparency in the wake of a jury’s verdict that sitting county commissioners illegally discussed a contentious landfill project in closed-door sessions and in private with the project’s developer. “Transparency and open government were significant

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Landfill Trial: Verdict is Victory for Citizens, Houston Chronicle

~ Article as posted by The Waller Times Wednesday, December 24, 2014 After three long, grueling weeks of testimony and a parade of witnesses, the jury in the trial of Citizens Against the Landfill Hempstead (CALH) and the City of Hempstead v. Waller County and Pintail, LLC,

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Waller County Landfill Deal Ruled Illegal, KBTX

~Article as posted by KBTX.com Thursday, December 18, 2014, 10:46 PM HEMPSTEAD – A Waller County jury has thrown out a deal that approved a 15-story landfill along Highway 6. It was ruled that Waller County Commissioners violated state public information and open meeting laws by passing

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Jury: Waller Co. Commissioners Met Illegally Before Approving Landfill, Houston Chronicle

~Article as posted from The Houston Chronicle. Thursday, December 18th, 2014, 9:34pm A jury on Thursday found that Waller County commissioners met illegally in closed sessions among themselves and with developers of a controversial landfill proposal over more than two years before agreeing to host the project.

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Pintail Trial Verdict: Jury Rules Waller County Violated Texas Open Meetings Law, Houston Chronicle

~Article as posted from Houston Public Media. Thursday, December 18th, 2014 08:56 PM A verdict in a trial seeking to stop a new landfill in Waller County is not the end of the case. It’s up to the judge to deliver a final ruling. The plan is

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9/4/14 – Second Preliminary Hearing on the Contested Case Hearing

Thursday, September 4, 2014, 5:00 p.m. (Hempstead): This is the second Preliminary Hearing on the Contested Case Hearing with the State Office of Administrative Hearings (SOAH) Judges. It will be held at the Hempstead High School Auditorium at 801 Donoho Street, Hempstead. If you attended the first hearing

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