U.S. Supreme Court Asks Solicitor General’s View On Miss.-Tenn. Water Dispute

Mealey's (June 17, 2015, 7:51 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 20, 2014, asked the solicitor general for his views on Mississippi’s renewed complaint that Tennessee is unlawfully taking Mississippi’s underground water for the City of Memphis, Tenn. (State of Mississippi v. State of Tennessee, et al., No. 143, Original, U.S. Sup.).

On July 6, Tennessee filed a complaint of original jurisdiction with the Supreme Court against Tennessee, Memphis and the Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division. Mississippi alleges that since 1985, the defendants have been mechanically extracting...
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