Rio Grande Compact (Texas)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Texas|
|Name||Rio Grande Compact (Texas)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Environmental Regulations|
|Affected Technologies||Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear|
|Applicable Jurisdiction||Rio Grande River and adjacent lands, in Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas|
This legislation authorizes the state's entrance into the Rio Grande Compact, a joint agreement between the states of Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas. The compact is administered by the Rio Grande Compact Commission, which is composed of representatives from each member state. The Commission has the authority to regulate water use and diversion, as well as pollution prevention and mitigation, of the Rio Grande River.
|Contact Name||Patrick R. Gordon|
|Department||Rio Grande Compact Commission|
|Address||401 East Franklin Avenue, Suite 560|
|Place||El Paso, Texas|
|Phone 2||(915) 545-1133|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Tex. Water Code 41|