EPA may try to block Texas seawater desalination plant in Corpus Christi

Sign up for The Briefour daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. Texas regulators issued an environmental permit Thursday for the Port of Corpus Christi to build what could become the state’s first seawater desalination plant — but the US Environmental Protection Agency may refuse to accept it. … Read more

The Colorado River is drying up — but basin states have ‘no plan’ on how to cut water use

The event’s host, Colorado River District General Manager Andy Mueller, told attendees that scientists now recommend that water managers plan for the river to provide just 9 million acre-feet of water annually. That’s a reduction of about a quarter from the amount used in 2021 by US states, Native American tribes and Mexico. The Colorado … Read more