Sabine River Compact (Multiple States)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Texas;Louisiana

Applies to States or Provinces Louisiana;Texas
Name Sabine River Compact (Multiple States)
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 Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Primary Website
Applicable Jurisdiction Sabine River and adjacent lands, in Louisiana and Texas

Last Review 2014-06-27
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary


The Sabine River Compact Commission administers the Sabine River Compact to ensure that Texas receives its equitable share of quality water from the Sabine River and its tributaries as apportioned by the Compact. The Compact includes the states of Texas and Louisiana. In addition, the SRCC cooperates with Louisiana for programs to increase the quantity and improve the quality of water available to Texas.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Gary E. Gagnon
Department Sabine River Compact Commission

Address P.O. Box 556

Place Mauriceville, Texas
Zip/Postal Code 77626
Phone 409-988-9428



Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Tex. Water Code 44