Skip to comments.Team Obama Seizing Western Water Supplies
Posted on 08/01/2012 4:39:25 PM PDT by Whenifhow
Clearly, it was jolting news the New Mexico Legislature's Water and Natural Resources Committee wasn't prepared for. During Monday's committee meeting, in the Barbara Hubbard Room at the Pan American Center Annex, lawyers representing the New Mexico Office of the State Engineer, Elephant Butte Irrigation District, and the city of Las Cruces, told the committee that a state Water Court hearing will be at 9 a.m. Wednesday, at the Third Judicial Court Complex, 201 E. Picacho Ave., and the future management of state's water supply could hang in the balance of the hearing's outcome.
"Why hasn't this been front-page news?" asked a surprised Clinton D. Harden Jr., a state senator from Clovis. "This is one of the biggest things ever. Frankly, what we're looking at is under the camel's nose. This is an unprecedented legal claim to water."
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> Thanks Whenifhow. Zeros just lost the western US.
Nope. Only in the rural areas.
The Metro areas are still solidly pro-0bama.
Do you realize that 80% of the American population lives in urban areas?
I submit that this is by design, and that the goal is to get the urban ratio up to about 95%.
Thanks. I track their activities as best I can. I keep an eye on local “Smart Growth” organizations. The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service seems joined at the hip with U.N. Agenda 21 plans. Need development in an area stopped? No problem. The USFWS will find an endangered bug, bird or microbe that will bleed the developer dry with endless litigation.
That really is how it starts isn’t it. The Feds will pick on a state that is either hated or poorly disposed to defend itself then uses its easy victory there to squelch other states out of their rights.
It is a fight for our rights we were as they intended never predisposed to win. Their hand picked court is by design & selection rigged against us. What is remarkable is that we are in fact able to win some of the time. But of course that is never enough over the long run because we only really have to lose once.
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Dat dick tate good! (it came from a dog after all)
Govt Grabbing Water Again: Sues New Mexico for Water Rights
There is no better way to control The People than to control their water.
This is the work of Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. In a letter to them from the Western Governors Association:
The ramifications of such legal position extend to the very heart of the Western states exclusive ownership and/or management and control of the groundwater resources within their respective boundaries.
Jay Stein, a lawyer representing the city of Las Cruces, who has filed as an intervener in the case, said the outcome of the hearing could potentially affect the citys water supply.
In the pending water rights adjudication in state district court, here in Las Cruces, the court has turned to the United States claims. Foremost among these is the issue of the United States claims to groundwater or to project water in the ground, as they have termed it.
These claims are not supported by any actual beneficial use of groundwater. Nor are they supported by state law which governs proceedings in the adjudication.
These water claims are unqualified but potentially could amount to hundreds of thousands of acre-feet per year.
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Snyder is such a RINO.
The death culture outlaws drinking water.