NM Accuses Gov't Of Water Grab In Spat With Texas

Law360, San Diego (March 12, 2014, 10:56 PM EDT) -- New Mexico Attorney General Gary King on Tuesday asserted that the federal government has taken Texas’ side in the states’ dispute playing out at the U.S. Supreme Court over the allocation of water from the Rio Grande in an attempt to grab New Mexico’s groundwater.

Responding to the U.S. government’s bid for leave to intervene in Texas’ case — which alleges New Mexico is violating an interstate compact by diverting the flow of water that feeds into the Rio Grande — New Mexico filed a five-page...
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