Rural landowners favor tax over state water rules

Outlet: Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

July 4, 2010

Rumors of far-off regulators staunching the lifeblood of the Panhandle’s billion-dollar agribusiness have rural landowners asking to be taxed.
Residents in Lamb, Hockley, Swisher and Randall counties will decide this fall whether to join the High Plains Underground Water Conservation District No. 1, a nearly 60-year-old agency governing where people…

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