Environmental group sues water pipeline partner for information

  • March 17, 2016
  • News

Arguing that partners in a proposed multibillion-dollar water pipeline proposed for Austin’s eastern flank should divulge more information about the workings of the project, an Austin environmental group has filed an open records lawsuit in state District Court.

The Save Our Springs Alliance is suing the nonprofit Central Texas Regional Water Supply Corp. to force it to hand over information about the pipeline route and pump stations, copies of the meeting minutes for the corporation’s board of directors, and correspondence between corporation officials and other partners in the 142-mile pipeline project.

The corporation, with the backing of the state attorney general’s office, has said that it doesn’t currently meet the definition of a governmental body… Read more from Statesman.com