U.S. SUPREME COURT ISSUES DECISION IN TEXAS V. NEW MEXICOIn August 2020, we outlined four notable interstate water rights cases before the U.S. Supreme Court that are likely to chan
On December 14, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Texas v. New Mexico, holding that New Mexico was entitled to delivery credit under the Pecos River Compact for water stored at the request of
If approved, Texas would be the third state to run or partially run its own permitting program for coal ash management, part of the Trump Administration’s efforts to give states more leeway on environmental enforcement.
In August 2020 we previewed four notable interstate water rights cases that would soon be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court. The case of Mississippi v. Tennessee is now one step clos
An invisible crisis is brewing in US farm country as the overpumped Ogallala-High Plains Aquifer drains. The key drivers are federal farm subsidies and the tax code.
A review of water well records and city ordinances in Bexar County shows that private wells are more prevalent in some muncipalities.
HARLINGEN — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Thursday a deal has been reached with Mexico to ensure it fulfills its treaty obligations to release water into the Rio Grande system. The agreement means U.S. residents and agricultural interests will be able to access the flows for drinking water and irrigation as part of a 1944 […]
Farmers in Mexico ambushed soldiers and seized a dam to stop water payments to the United States, in a sign of growing conflict over increasingly scarce resources.