Meanwhile, Texas is newly mad at New Mexico over water stuff

Not to be outdone by our neighbors in the Colorado River Basin to the west, here’s a letter from Texas Rio Grande Compact Commissioner Pat Gordon to New Mexico State Engineer Tom Blaine complaining that proposed water rights for a New Mexico copper mine would further cut into Texas’s share of the Rio Grande, a subject about which we’re already engaged in litigation before the U.S. Supreme Court.

 

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