Here’s why the Great Lakes should care about a court decision affecting water in the southwest
Texans and Oklahomans don’t just clash over football. They also have a long history of battling over water, with the most recent conflict playing out in the Supreme Court. Justices recently ruled that the Tarrant Regional Water District, located in North Texas, cannot divert water from Oklahoma river basins.
In a region like the Great Lakes, this case may seem irrelevant, but according to environmental attorney Saulius Mikalonis, the Great Lakes Basin should take note. Mikalonis explains why the Great Lakes should care about the Supreme Court’s decision.