Posts tagged: Politics

Who owns the groundwater beneath your land?

Landowner groups host groundwater ownership forum in Lubbock PRESS RELEASE FROM Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association AUSTIN, TEXAS – Texas landowner groups have joined forces in an effort to ensure that groundwater continues to be recognized as a vested, real private property right. The groups will host an educational forum Oct. 28, at the […]

Water News Briefs–March 2010 RRL

Following are news briefs as published in the March 2010 issue of Ranch & Rural Living. There are a few extra news items that didn’t make it into the magazine. Language of Water Politics Often Murky Feb. 17, 2010—Scott Stroud—San Antonio Express-News If you’re out of the habit of talking to folks who study water […]

Wednesday March 10th, 2010 in , , , | No Comments »

Clean Water Act, Take Two

What started as good intentions to clean up pollution in rivers, lakes, streams and harbors in the United States eventually became, landowner rights groups say, somewhat of a bureaucratic club to knock landowners and industry over the head for minor infractions or for reasonable small and questionable pollution violations. The Clean Water Act was drawn […]

Wednesday October 21st, 2009 in , , , , | No Comments »