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#TDIWH—January 21, 2015: End of “Chinatown” Water Feud; 1915: Passaic Valley Sewer

January 21, 2015: New York Times Headline. Century Later, the ‘Chinatown’ Water Feud Ebbs. “OWENS LAKE, Calif. — For 24 years, traveling across the stark and dusty moonscape of what once was a glimmering 110-square-mile lake framed by snow-covered mountains, Ted Schade was a general in the Owens Valley water wars with Los Angeles. 559 more words

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Taxpayers float nearly $30M to cover Georgia water wars costs

The public cost for Georgia’s seemingly never-ending legal battle with its neighbors over water ballooned to nearly $30 million over the last year.

Gov. Nathan Deal signed an… 273 more words

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Taxpayers float nearly $30M to cover Georgia water wars costs

The public cost for Georgia’s seemingly never-ending legal battle with its neighbors over water ballooned to nearly $30 million over the last year.

Gov. Nathan Deal signed an… 273 more words

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Caution

We began the year with the tale of Watanuki’s unauthorized experiment in outdoor living, so let’s go back to the feline contingent to close out 2016 with a cautionary tale. 115 more words

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Water wars drama shelves bipartisan weather bill on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON — There was plenty of water wars drama to go around on Capitol Hill last week. It just so happens that the public showdown we saw between Georgia and its two neighbors, Alabama and Florida — which… 656 more words

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The Georgia-Florida Water War Reaches Its Boiling Point

“Finally, please settle this blasted thing. I can guarantee at least one of you will be unhappy with my recommendation and, perhaps, both of you. You can’t both be winners. 977 more words

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Georgia gushes as Congress ducks a water war fight with Alabama and Florida

The wide-ranging $10 billion water bill that passed Congress early Saturday may have been most notable in Georgia for what it did not include.

The legislation eliminated a 2014 directive that warns the governors of Florida, Georgia and Alabama to negotiate a settlement in the decades-long water dispute – or risk Congress intervening. 257 more words

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