SG Asked To Weigh In On States' Water Dispute

Law360, New York (October 4, 2010, 1:54 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court asked the solicitor general Monday to weigh in on a dispute over a water use agreement between Kansas and Nebraska that would require the court to exercise its original jurisdiction in hearing the case.

The dispute centers around a water agreement between Kansas, Nebraska, and Colorado over the allotment of water use from the Republican River, which runs through all three states.

Kansas in May petitioned the high court to weigh in on whether Nebraska has violated a compact between the states...
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