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Video: Farmers Frustrated With Groundwater Regulations

Some farmers in West Texas oppose new regulations that cap the amount of water they can pump from wells that tap the Ogallala Aquifer. A two-year moratorium on enforcement has not appeased them.

Some West Texas  farmers oppose new regulations that cap the amount of water they can pump from wells that tap the Ogallala Aquifer. They say they are already invesesting substantial amounts of money in conservation, and a two-year moratorium on enforcing the rules has not appeased them.

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