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Supreme Court Sides With Okla. on Water
Thu Jun 13, 2013 02:17 PM CDT

(Dow Jones) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday denied a Texas agency's bid to go into Oklahoma to obtain water, dealing a major blow to a fast-growing region in north Texas plagued by drought.

The Tarrant Regional Water District, which supplies water to 1.7 million Texans, including residents of Fort Worth, had sought water from a part of the Red River's watershed in Oklahoma. The Texas agency claimed it has a right to the water under the Red River Compact, a congressional agreement that allocates water rights among states where the river flows.

But Oklahoma has denied the Texas ...

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