Texas Launches Water Wars
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January 27, 2013 - 2:31am
Econintersect: Texas is downstream from many of its water sources. In response to feeling the affects from recent years of drought, the Lone Star State is looking at its neighbors from whence the water flows and is taking its appeals directly to the U.S. Supreme Court. Drought levels are lessened from a year ago, but more than half of the state is currently experiencing severe, extreme or exceptional drought. This same time in 2012 the number was over 95%. The map below shows the distribution of drought patterns in the southern part of the state.
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