Texas v. New Mexico

ELR Citation: 48 ELR 20035
No(s). 141 (U.S. Mar 5, 2018)

The U.S. Supreme Court held that the United States may pursue claims against New Mexico for violating the Rio Grande Compact, which Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas entered into in the 1930s to resolve disputes over water rights. Texas filed suit alleging that New Mexico was allowing its residents to...