THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF TEXAS
Ken Paxton

AG Paxton Releases Statement on EPA Decision to Withdraw Information Request for Oil and Gas Industry

Friday, March 3, 2017 – Austin

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today released the following statement after the EPA withdrew their information requests pertaining to the oil and gas industry:

"We are pleased that the EPA has responded to our request and withdrawn its burdensome and unlawful information demand to oil and gas producers across the country. We applaud Administrator Pruitt for his adherence to the rule of law as he pursues the balance Congress has struck between preserving our environment and allowing our economy to grow."

To view the EPA’s announcement, click here: https://www.epa.gov/newsreleases/epa-withdraws-information-request-oil-and-gas-industry