Republican River Basin: Arbitrator issues ruling

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From the Denver Business Journal:

Arbitrator Karl Dreher has been looking at issues in the fight between Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska for eight months. He issued his non-binding decision Tuesday, although the states have 30 days to review the decision and decide if they want to appeal the case to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Colorado officials haven’t decided if they’ll accept the decision, but state Engineer Dick Wolfe is “generally pleased” with the ruling, according to the attorney general’s office…

Dreher did side with one of Nebraska’s issues, which will result in “a very small increase” in the amount of water Colorado needs to put in the river as it flows out of the state, the announcement said.

More Coyote Gulch coverage here and here.

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