Joe Wertz http://hppr.org en Dust Bowl Worries Swirl Up As Shelterbelt Buckles http://hppr.org/post/dust-bowl-worries-swirl-shelterbelt-buckles In the 1930s, the Dust Bowl ravaged crops and helped plunge the U.S. into an environmental and economic depression. Tue, 10 Sep 2013 21:18:00 +0000 Joe Wertz 21433 at http://hppr.org Dust Bowl Worries Swirl Up As Shelterbelt Buckles Thirsty States Take Water Battle To Supreme Court http://hppr.org/post/thirsty-states-take-water-battle-supreme-court On Tuesday, Oklahoma and Texas will face off in the U.S. Supreme Court. The winner gets water. And this is not a game.<p>The court will hear oral arguments in the case of <a href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/oklahoma/tag/tarrant-vs-herrmann/">Tarrant Regional Water District v. Herrmann, et al.</a> The case pits Oklahoma against Texas over rights to water from the river that forms part of the border between them. Depending on how the court decides, it could impact interstate water-sharing agreements across the country.<p><strong>Keeping Up With Texas Sun, 21 Apr 2013 09:12:00 +0000 Joe Wertz 14978 at http://hppr.org Thirsty States Take Water Battle To Supreme Court