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Your Assimilative Capacity Has Been Reached

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Ogallala Aquifer -- different water law by state

From High Plains Public Radio (Susan Stover):

Texas manages groundwater with the Rule of Capture. The groundwater belongs to the landowner without a defined limit. It’s sometimes known as the Law of the Biggest Pump.

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Colorado Water

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

Energy

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

Local

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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Colorado Water

Trump Set to Take Action on Keystone, Dakota Pipelines

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 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

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