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Jim Blackburn

Region: Coastal Plain

Topics: Law, Litigation, Pollution, Land Use

Mr. Blackburn is a Houston-based environmental attorney with a practice including toxic torts litigation and community group representation. His work with grassroots organizations has included a variety of cases, ranging from wetland, flooding, dam, hazardous waste, landfill, wastewater and air emission controversies. He has also participated in land use planning and design studies, taught environmental law and planning courses at Rice University and the University of Houston, and helped establish several conservation groups, including the Galveston Bay Foundation and the Matagorda Bay Foundation. 
Recently, he has written a book about the wonders and protection of the Texas coast, The Book of Texas Bays.


October 1, 1999
Houston, Texas
Reels 2028 and 2029

Please see a brief Real Media video excerpt from our interview with Mr. Blackburn.

Please see Mr. Blackburn's full  interview video (reel 2028 and 2029) or  transcript.






Conservation History Association of Texas
Texas Legacy Project

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