Texas Sen. Cornyn Seeks To Push Mexico On Water Treaty

Law360, Houston (May 14, 2013, 9:19 PM EDT) -- Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, on Tuesday put forward an amendment to a water resources law calling on the Obama administration to force Mexico to uphold its water obligations to the U.S. under a 1944 water sharing treaty to stem a growing water shortage in his home state.

Cornyn said he has introduced an amendment to the Water Resources Development Act that would require the U.S. secretary of state to scrutinize and report to lawmakers Mexico’s efforts to deliver water under the Utilization of Waters of the...
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