The Trump Administration is on the verge of fully repealing and replacing the disastrous 2015 Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule, but they need to hear from you! Next Monday, April 15, is the deadline to file public comments on the replacement for the 2015 WOTUS rule. Make … Read More

The 86th Texas Legislative Session officially reached the halfway mark Monday. An ever-greater number of bills are being set for hearings in House and Senate committees. Negotiations on an eminent domain reform package brought by Sen. Lois Kolkhorst (R-Brenham) intensified this week with extensive meetings between leaders of landowner organizations … Read More

A major issue with regard to the scope of the Clean Water Act is popping up in courtrooms across the United States. Are point source discharges into groundwater, that eventually reach a “water of the United States”, within the scope of the Clean Water Act’s jurisdiction? This issue is … Read More

AAs
more oil and gas facilities come online in the Coastal Bend, the city
and port of Corpus — and a handful of private companies — are planning
to build a bevy of seawater desalination plants. -The Texas Tribune Read more… 

Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Every election is important, but this year’s may be the most pivotal of our lifetime! This week TSCRA staff and leaders helped host an eminent domain landowner meeting in Fredericksburg, met with representatives from the Texas Water Development Board and EPA and to … Read More

AUSTIN — The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association and Texas Farm Bureau today announced their support of HB 3028 to provide regulatory certainty for groundwater ownership rights. The bill, authored by Representative DeWayne Burns (R-Cleburne), addresses the state’s water priorities while protecting private property rights guaranteed under the Texas … Read More

For Immediate Release: Aug. 30 , 2012
Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

Fort Worth, Texas – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) will host a ranch gathering Saturday, Sept. 8, at Cagle Steaks in Lubbock. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by a complimentary beef dinner.

Texas State House Representatives … Read More

For Immediate Release: Feb. 24, 2012
Contact: Marissa Patton, 512-469-0171

Cattle Raisers applaud opinion

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) today applauded the opinion of the Texas Supreme Court in the Edwards Aquifer Authority v. Burrell Day and Joel McDaniel case regarding whether or not landowners own … Read More

For Immediate Release: June 17, 2011

Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – The long-awaited groundwater ownership bill was signed into law by Gov. Perry today. SB 332, by Senator Troy Fraser (R-Horseshoe Bay) and Allan Ritter (R-Nederland), clarifies that landowners own the groundwater … Read More

For Immediate Release: May 31, 2011

Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

FORT WORTH, Texas – “The 82nd Legislative Session was a successful session for private property rights,” said Joe Parker Jr., rancher and president of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA).

“There is nothing more … Read More