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Bonny Lake drained, thousands of fish die

3 years agoNews : The Coming Crisis

BURLINGTON - Dead fish are piling up in what used to be one of Colorado's most valuable reservoirs. The fish at Bonny Reservoir, near Idalia, are a casualty of a 2003 Supreme Court decision Colorado was forced to honor. The ruling says Colorado owed the state of Kansas billions of gallons of water under a decades-old water-rights deal called the Republican River Compact.
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Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Police Who Used Deadly Force to End High-Speed Car Chase

News : Reason (4 months ago)

The U.S. Supreme ruled today in favor of several West Memphis, Arkansas, police officers who used deadly force to end a high-speed car chase. The Court's ruling in Plumhoff v. Rickard overturns a previous decision by the U.S. Court ... Read Post

Portland will dump 38 million gallons of water from reservoir that teen peed in

Business & Finance : The Week: World Business (5 months ago)

Portland is draining 38 millions of gallons of treated water from a reservoir because a 19-year-old man drained himself into it. Although the man's urine doesn't pose a health risk — animals routinely pee in the reservoirs, after al... Read Post

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Business & Finance / Real Estate : Curbed LA (last year)

Just when Echo Park Lake is finally getting its water back, it's officially a go on draining the Silver Lake Reservoir. The LADWP has made its decision to empty the reservoir rather than tear up part of West Silver Lake... Read Post


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