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New application, same route: TransCanada refiles in Nebraska to build Keystone XL pipeline

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


Central Kansas sees water levels rise, Ogallala declines

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


Ogallala Aquifer: "We’re burning up our savings account" -- Jay Garetson

From the Las Vegas Daily Sun (Ian James):

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.

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Trump Set to Take Action on Keystone, Dakota Pipelines

Trump administration begins process to reverse Obama on contentious oil pipelines

The Wall Street Journal

Updated Jan. 24, 2017 10:09 a.m. 567 more words

Garden City teacher representing Kansas in STEM contest

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



Lake McConaughy, is a large lake that lies above the,

                                               Ogallala Aquifer – Wikipedia

I must say it is a very wonderful place to swim and fish, but, there were some problems. 258 more words


@NatGeo: As Groundwater Dwindles, a Global Food Shock Looms

From National Geographic (Cheryl Katz):

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.

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