CALGARY • TransCanada Corp. on Thursday refiled an application to move ahead with its Keystone XL pipeline in the U.S. state of Nebraska, kicking off an approval process that is likely to be met with intense scrutiny. 581 more words
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HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — Central Kansas farmers are shutting down their wells more often as two aquifers saw water levels rise from last year’s timely rains. 111 more words
From the Las Vegas Daily Sun (Ian James):
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By permanently barring the use of two wells in an area where farmers rely on the Ogallala Aquifer to grow corn, the judge concluded the Garetson family’s senior water right had been “impaired” by their neighbor – a company that holds a junior water right.
Trump administration begins process to reverse Obama on contentious oil pipelines
By AMY HARDER and CAROL E. LEE
The Wall Street Journal
Updated Jan. 24, 2017 10:09 a.m. 567 more words
GARDEN CITY, Kan. (KSNW) – A Garden City teacher has won a big prize for his school in a national STEM contest for showing how technology can help Kansas save water. 333 more words
From National Geographic (Cheryl Katz):
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By mid-century, says a new study, some of the biggest grain-producing regions could run dry.
Rising temperatures and growing demands for thirsty grains like rice and wheat could drain much of the world’s groundwater in the next few decades, new research warns.