Rio Grande River: US siding with Texas?

Rio Grande and Pecos River basins
Rio Grande and Pecos River basins

From the Albuquerque Journal (John Fleck):

Groundwater pumping in southern New Mexico could threaten the delivery of Rio Grande water to Texas, the federal government argued in a motion filed today with the U.S. Supreme Court.

The motion dismisses arguments made by New Mexico in ongoing litigation with Texas over the river, with the U.S. government effectively taking Texas’s side in the case.

Be sure to click through to read the whole document with Mr. Fleck’s highlights.

More Rio Grande River Basin coverage here.

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