Items by Jeanne Englert

How will Indians use their water?
The only way the Indian tribes can guarantee posterity is to protect and preserve their lands from despoliation, which will require conservation of their water resources.
Congress wasn't thinking of the earth's humbler creatures when it passed this law
The Endangered Species Act runs into Western water law as the tiny Colorado squawfish, humpback chub and the ponytail chub thwart dams in the Colorado River basin.
A critic profanes the West's water gospel
Does it make sense for Colorado to develop its legal entitlement of the waters of the Colorado River to grow low-value crops like alfalfa? The federal investment in the Animas-La Plata would be over a million dollars per farm. Can such an investment rationally be justified?
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