Texas court finds agency can't deny pecan farmers' water rights without compensation

August 29, 2013 | By JENNIFER THOMPSON

Last October, we related the story of Glenn and JoLynn Bragg, pecan farmers in Medina County, Texas, who suffered from a state agency’s taking of their water rights.  PLF filed an amicus brief in the case, supporting the Braggs’ argument that the agency, the Edwards Aquifer Authority, could not regulate away the Braggs’ common la ...