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,
Book of Texas Bays.
October 1, 1999
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