Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton joined a 10-state coalition suing the Biden Administration over a recent Executive Order in which the President established a “working group” of federal bureaucrats charged with calculating the “social costs” of certain emissions.
The end goal of the Administration is to enact new environmental regulations based upon these “social costs.”
“The use of these values will result in the most expansive and expensive environmental regulatory initiative in history and affects virtually every federal agency,” said Attorney General Paxton. “These estimates will be used to fundamentally transform the entire regulatory structure of the federal government, as well as the way Texas conducts its business and Texans manage their lives.”
“This puffed-up Executive Order was not approved by Congress or the American people, and it flies in the face of the Founders’ vision of state sovereignty and the free market,” Paxton said. “This is a dangerous act of…
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