Attorney General Ken Paxton has joined a multistate amicus brief in the United States Third Circuit Court of Appeals, in support of the defendant energy companies in Delaware v. BP America, Inc. Delaware’s common law public-nuisance claim, which alleges that energy companies knowingly promoted the use of fossil fuels that cause global warming, is in reality a disguised effort to regulate interstate pollution – which the Constitution reserves to federal common law, not state law.
AG Paxton Sends Letter to Biden Administration to Reinstate the Transport of Liquefied Natural Gas to Improve U.S. Energy Independence
Attorney General Ken Paxton and 24 attorneys general sent a letter to the Biden Administration reiterating that the Proposed Rule suspending the transport of liquified natural gas (LNG) by rail will greatly impact the ability of the nation to achieve energy independence.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is leading a 14-state coalition challenging the Biden Administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations on vehicle emissions.
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.