Senator Fears More Lawsuits with Limits on Ground Water Irrigation
A Nebraska lawmaker fears morelawsuits will be filed if the state tries to limit groundwater irrigation nearthe Republican River.
The state says drought conditions haverequired extra conservation in the river basin. However, State Senator Mark Christensenof Imperial said that more lawsuits appear pretty likely if the state limitsgroundwater irrigation.
The state already has been sued by Kansasover use of the Republican River.