Region: Hill Country
Topics: Law, Litigation, Non-Profits, Government, Pesticides,
Mr. Lowerre is an environmental attorney specializing in
representing Texas public interest and landowner groups on
environmental matters. He was a long-time partner in the law firm of Henry, Lowerre, Johnson,
Hess and Frederick, a group of attorneys.
He has dealt with cases involving toxic wastes, radioactive materials,
pesticides, dams, land protection, strip mines, and air pollution.
Aside from his role as an attorney in private practice, Mr. Lowerre
has also served as Assistant Commissioner in the
of Agriculture under the Hightower administration, managing all
regulatory programs of the Department, especially pesticide control.
As well, he has worked as an Assistant Attorney General in the
Attorney General's Office Environmental Protection Division and
as a Staff Officer at the
National Academy of Sciences dealing with
environmental policy research. Most recently, he has led the
Caddo Lake Institute,
a non-profit group dedicated to study and protection of the only
natural lake in Texas.
June 18, 1999
Reels 2005 and 2006