Tarrant Regional Water District v. Herrmann

ELR Citation: 41 ELR 20290
No(s). 10-6184 (10th Cir. Sep 7, 2011)

The Tenth Circuit held that Oklahoma statutes that favor in-state water appropriation permit applicants over out-of-state permit applicants do not violate the Commerce Clause. The case arose after a Texas water district sought permits to appropriate water from Oklahoma for use in Texas. Because Okla...