Attorney General Paxton Statement on The Aransas Project v. Shaw Supreme Court Decision

Attorney General Paxton Statement on The Aransas Project v. Shaw Supreme Court Decision

AUSTIN – June 23, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton issued the following statement regarding today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision to deny review of The Aransas Project v. Shaw:

“The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s water permitting program is critical to both preserving our environment and managing the water needs of our state. The Fifth Circuit was right to rule that the State of Texas cannot be held liable for independent and unpredictable forces affecting wildlife, and we are pleased with the U.S. Supreme Court decision to deny review of the case.”

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