January 1, 2014

Shaping Interstate Water Compacts To Meet the Realities of the Twenty-First Century

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Published in The Kentucky Journal of Equine, Agriculture, & Natural Resourses Law, Volume 6-2

by Connor Egan

Water will always be one of the world’s most vital resources and its regulation is integral to local, national, and international stability. In the United States alone, more than ninety-five percent of the Nation’s freshwater is “interstate in nature,” meaning shared among the states. Because water spans state borders, its regulation has resulted in interstate conflict.