Paxton Petitions U.S. Supreme Court to Affirm the Role that States Play in Regulating Their Own Environment
Attorney General Paxton joined a West Virginia-led cert-stage amicus brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to take up a case that has important implications for states’ ability to protect their environment.
Paxton Secures Preliminary Injunction Against Biden’s Radical “Waters of the United States” Rule
Attorney General Paxton successfully halted the implementation of a new, burdensome Biden Administration regulation that would have limited Texans’ freedoms and hampered economic growth.
Paxton Urges Biden Administration to Abandon Efforts to Impose Onerous Environmental Requirements on Federal Contractors
Attorney General Paxton joined a coalition led by Kentucky and West Virginia to submit a comment letter to the Department of Defense (“DOD”), General Services Administration (“GSA”), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (“NASA”), requesting that these federal entities abandon their plans to impose new environmental regulations on federal contractors.
Paxton Sues Biden Administration to Prevent it from Blocking Texas’s Management of its Own Environment
Attorney General Paxton has filed a petition for review challenging an order by President Biden’s Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) that disapproves Texas’s state implementation plan (“SIP”), which was developed in coordination with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (“TCEQ”) to ensure that Texas complied with federal air quality standards.
Paxton Urges Court to Issue Preliminary Injunction Against Biden’s Unlawful “Waters of the United States” Rule
Paxton Reaches Settlement Worth Over Half a Million Dollars After Magellan Terminals Holdings Violated the Texas Clean Air Act
Attorney General Ken Paxton has reached a settlement with Magellan Terminals Holdings, L.P. over violations of the Texas Clean Air Act that resulted from a large fire at its bulk petroleum terminal in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Paxton Files Lawsuit to Strike Down the Biden Administration’s Unlawful Waters of the United States Rule
Attorney General Paxton has filed a lawsuit defending Texans from the Biden Administration’s unlawful rule defining “waters of the United States” (“WOTUS”), which would assert federal control over Texas land.
Paxton Joins Coalition to Prevent Corporate Activists at Vanguard from Raising the Costs of Energy
Attorney General Paxton has joined a Utah- and Indiana-led motion to intervene into a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) proceeding to prevent the investment fund management company Vanguard from exerting too much power over publicly-traded utilities.
Texas, New Mexico, and Colorado Announce Agreement After Years of Dispute Over the Lower Rio Grande River
Attorney General Paxton has announced a historic agreement with the states of New Mexico and Colorado that, if accepted by a Special Master and approved by the United States Supreme Court, would guarantee that the resources of the Lower Rio Grande River are justly distributed among the states.
Paxton Condemns Overreach by Federal Regulators to Promote Biden’s Left-Wing Climate Goals
Attorney General Paxton has joined a West Virginia-led letter to Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Rostin Behnam over the CFTC’s unprecedented focus on enforcing the Biden Administration’s radical climate goals.