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texas capitol
Notable Natural Resources Legislation from the 86th Texas Legislative Session

The Spring, the Texas Legislature convened in Austin for its 86th Legislative Session. The session saw debates over pipeline construction interference, natural disaster readiness in the wake of Hurricane Harvey and the future renewable energy in Texas. Read more.

Capstone Course Develops Legal Toolkit for Coastal Communities at Risk of Flooding

This past spring, second- and third-year Texas A&M law students again participated in a uniquely experiential Natural Resources Systems Capstone course directed by Professor Gabriel Eckstein.

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desalination and wastewater
X-Grant Project Update: TAMU Law Students Explore Desalination and Wastewater Recycling

Back in July 2018, eight research teams across Texas A&M campuses were awarded X-Grants of close to $7 million. Read more

NRS Faculty
NRS Faculty Highlights

Despite the summer break, our NRS faculty have been quite busy.  Check out our faculty highlights. Read more

Prof- Sullivan
Q&A With Professor Harry Sullivan

Executive Professor of Law, Harry Sullivan’s expertise in international oil and gas law drives his classroom focus on teaching future attorneys the importance of understanding their client’s industry business practices to achieve their complex transactional objectives. Read more

Firm Spotlight: Freeman Mills, PC

Freeman Mills, PC is an energy industry-focused firm made up of 37 attorneys working in Dallas, Fort Worth, Longview and Tyler, Texas. The firm focuses on representing energy industry clients in a variety of litigation, title and transactional matters. Read more. 


On March 25, students and faculty gathered for the 6th Annual Water Lecture Series at Texas A&M University School of Law in Fort Worth. Read more.

Is Regulatory Rollback Making Environmental Lawyers Obsolete?

Texas A&M Law Professors Vanessa Casado Pérez and Felix Mormann participated in a panel discussion for students at a lunch-hour event on March 18, 2019. Read more.

Entrepreneurial and Legal Aspects of the Oil & Gas Industry with Skip Alvarado

Mr. Skip Alvarado visited Texas A&M School of Law to speak with students and faculty members about his 50-year career in the oil and gas industry. Read more

TAMU Energy Institute
TAMU Law Faculty Engage with Energy Institute at Energy, Law & Policy Workshop

On April 30, Texas A&M Law faculty met with members of the Texas A&M Energy Institute to discuss opportunities to collaborate at the Energy, Law and Policy Workshop. Read more

TAMU Law Student Highlights

Isaac Olson’s (3L) article, “New Challenges to Transboundary Unitization in the Gulf of Mexico,” was selected for publication in the Texas A&M Journal of Property Law. Read more.



Katlyn Humbarger

Associate Editors

Kirsten Evans

Kristin Newby

Breanne Porter

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