Canadian River Compact (Multiple States)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Texas;Oklahoma;New Mexico


   
Applies to States or Provinces New Mexico;Oklahoma
Name Canadian River Compact (Texas)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province



























Program Administrator Canadian River Compact Commission
Primary Website http://www.tceq.state.tx.us/permitting/water_supply/water_rights/canadian.html
Applicable Jurisdiction Canadian River and adjacent lands, in New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas


Last Review 2014-09-15


Information Source http://www.ose.state.nm.us/PDF/ISC/ISC-Compacts/Canadian_River_Compact.pdf, http://www.ose.state.nm.us/isc_canadian_river_compact.html


Summary

The Canadian River Commission administers the Canadian River Compact which includes the states of New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. Signed in 1950 by the member states, the Compact was subsequently ratified by the respective state legislatures, approved by Congress, and was signed into law by the President in 1952. The interstate Canadian River Commission includes one state commissioner appointed by the governor of each member state and one federal commissioner appointed by the President. The major purposes of the Compact are to promote interstate comity; to remove causes of present and future controversy; to make secure and protect present developments within the States; and to provide for the construction of additional works for the conservation of the waters of Canadian River.



Policy Contact

Contact Name James E. Herring
Department Canadian River Compact Commission

Address P. O. Box 15568

Place Amarillo, Texas
Zip/Postal Code 79105-5568
Phone (806) 374-1811

Fax (806) 374-1324
Email jeh@frionaind.com

     
     

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Authority 1: Tex. Water Code 43




















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