Gov. Abbott says Texas to sue Biden over oil regulations
ODESSA, Texas — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday signaled that the state plans to sue the Biden administration over executive orders it issued this week imposing new regulations on the oil and gas industry in a sweeping move to combat climate change.
Abbott’s comments came after he held a roundtable discussion in Odessa on the economic impact of oil and gas production in Texas.
“We’re here for a singular purpose today,” Abbott said following the meeting with industry leaders. “I’m in Midland-Odessa to make clear that Texas is going to protect the oil and gas industry from any type of hostile attack launched from Washington D.C.”
The governor said state agencies were currently researching litigation options to challenge President Joe Biden’s new environmental rules.
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