Paxton Joins Comment Letter to FERC Opposing Proposed Regulations on Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Attorney General Ken Paxton has joined several states in a comment letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on its proposal to regulate greenhouse gas emissions arising from new natural gas projects.
Attorney General Ken Paxton has joined a multistate letter filed in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) changes to the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS).
Paxton Announces $15.3 Million Settlement Reached in Texas City Y Oil Spill Natural Resource Damage Case
The Attorney General’s Office is pleased to announce a $15.3 million settlement of the Texas City Y Oil Spill Natural Resource Damage (NRDA) matter.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Justice, named E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. and Performance Materials, NA, Inc., in an environmental lawsuit filed on October 13th in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.
AG Paxton: The EPA’s Ozone Rule Would Impose Costly and Unnecessary Regulations on San Antonio
Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office today argued before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit against the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final action designating Bexar County a nonattainment area for the 2015 national ambient air quality standards for ground-level ozone.
“We appreciate the Trump administration's recognition that the NSPS's nonsensical contributions to the unlawful Clean Power Plan warrant review,” Attorney General Paxton said. “We're proud to have led a strong coalition opposing this baseless overreach, and we look forward to working with the EPA to find logical, lawful ways to protect both our environment and economy.”