Last year, some of the nation’s biggest oil and waste disposal corporations unsuccessfully lobbied state lawmakers to protect them from civil suits filed by cities and counties. But the companies haven't given up the fight.
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This article originally appeared in The Texas Tribune at http://www.texastribune.org/2014/05/07/after-falling-short-companies-still-trying-to-/.