Posted by: Stochasticus Weber | January 22, 2013

January 17 News: Drought-Hit Texas Sues New Mexico And Oklahoma Over River Water Access

Water is the critical, the core issue of the 21st century, the “oil” counterpart now. We have already been witnessing conflicts between nations over water accessibility, use, rights, but less emphasized, and also very telling, is the occurrence of disputes and conflicts between reliant parties WITHIN nations

 

“Drought-driven water shortages have erupted into lawsuits between Texas and New Mexico officials, and Texas and Oklahoma officials over access to river water. The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to take up the latter dispute. [WSJ] The U.S. Supreme Court agreed this month to take up a dispute between Texas’ Tarrant Regional Water District, an […]/”

via January 17 News: Drought-Hit Texas Sues New Mexico And Oklahoma Over River Water Access.

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