Tennessee Seeks Summary Judgment Against Mississippi In Interstate Water Dispute
Mealey's (June 13, 2018, 9:54 AM EDT) -- CINCINNATI — Tennessee, the city of Memphis and its water department on June 1 filed a motion with a U.S. Supreme Court special master for summary judgment in Mississippi’s interstate groundwater dispute, saying that since Mississippi has renounced a claim for equitable apportionment of water, the aquifer at issue is plainly an interstate aquifer serving several states and not just Mississippi (Mississippi v. Tennessee, et al., No. 143, Original, U.S. Sup.).
(Motion available. Document #95-180614-022M.)
In a 2006 complaint of original jurisdiction filed in the U.S....