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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. 

January 11, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Joins Let­ter Oppos­ing EPA’s New Severe Air Qual­i­ty Standards

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).

December 20, 2021 | Noteworthy

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.

December 01, 2021 | Press Release

Pax­ton Files Envi­ron­men­tal Case Law­suit Announces Expect­ed $3.35 Mil­lion Settlement

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.

October 18, 2021 | Noteworthy

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.

October 09, 2019 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Applauds Plan to Review and Repeal the Unlaw­ful Oba­ma-Era Clean Pow­er Plan

“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.”

April 27, 2018