Special Master To Decide If Texas Water District Can Intervene In Interstate Case

(October 6, 2015, 1:20 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 5 referred to a special master a request by the El Paso County Water Improvement District No. 1 to intervene in a high court original jurisdiction case among Texas, New Mexico and Colorado (State of Texas v. State of New Mexico, et al., No. 141, Orig., U.S. Sup.).

The El Paso District is opposed to a motion by New Mexico to dismiss the action. The district says it is an amicus curiae and an incipient party to...
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