VULCAN MATERIALS CO. v. CITY OF TEHUACANA, 02-51182
Summary judgment was improperly granted to defendant in this takings-claim challenge to an ordinance that forbids quarrying; remanded for a determination of whether plaintiff's proposed mining operation constitutes a public nuisance under Texas law.
- Decided 05/21/2004
- Published 05/21/2004
- E. GRADY JOLLY, Circuit Judge:, Before JOLLY and WIENER, Circuit Judges, and WALTER, District Judge.
- United States Fifth Circuit
- For Appellant:
- Angus E. McSwain (argued), Donald K. Dorsett, Fulbright, Winniford & Marable, Waco, TX, Deborah Pearce Reggio, New Orleans, LA, for Plaintiff-Appellant., Scott N. Houston, Texas Municipal League, Austin, TX, for Texas Municipal League and Texas City Attorneys' Ass'n, Amici Curiae.
- For Appellees:
- Charles D. Olson (argued), Charles Alfred Mackenzie, Michael W. Dixon, Haley & Davis, Waco, TX, for Defendant-Appellee.