Abbottt Letter to Biden - To Accompany Weekly Digest No. 200.pdf

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The U.S. Department of Justice sued the State of Texas and Texas Governor Greg Abbott in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, alleging that the floating barrier in the Rio Grande River that Governor Abbott installed to deter immigrants constitutes an unauthorized “obstruction to the navigable capacity of waters of the United States” and poses risks to public safety and the environment without federal agency authorization. The DOJ is seeking injunctive relief and costs.

[To accompany Case Law Update "DOJ Alleges that Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s Floating Barrier in the Rio Grande River Violates Environmental Laws " from Brooks Animal Law Digest Issue No. 200]