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Wind Rustling Tussle

May 17, 2004

The Texas General Land Office (GLO) issued a Press Release accusing the New Mexico Land Commissioner of stealing wind rightly belonging to Texas. While not directly a maritime matter, this could prove a portent of things to come as more wind farms are built offshore. It seems that New Mexico plans to build a wind farm at the same time Texas is considering its own project. The Commissioner of the Texas General Land Office issued a bounty for his New Mexico counterpart, referring to him as “a thievin’, no-account wind rustler”. (HK Law)

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