Court gives feds' unlimited water rights

A court ruling granting virtually unlimited control over the use of water to the federal government is causing alarm among groups that rely on rivers and other bodies of water.

And the folks at the Pacific Legal Foundation are trying to have the decision overturned.

“Under this ruling, federal agencies all over the nation can claim reserved water rights at any time, with the explicit purpose of preventing existing water uses in, above or below their facilities, even if those uses have been in place for decades, and even if stopping or reducing them would have severe economic, environmental and other consequences [READ MORE HERE]

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