Briefly: Nebraska’s $500M South Platte water plan raising eyebrows

The Denver Post reports that Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts has a plan to take more water from the South Platte River by building a canal in northeast Colorado. However, the $500 million plan has left politicians and experts in Nebraska and Colorado puzzled. Ricketts expressed concern with Colorado’s ongoing development plans and population growth cutting into the water flow to Nebraska, which he claims would negatively impact agriculture and energy sectors within the state.

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