Mississippi v. Tennessee

ELR Citation: 51 ELR 20200
No(s). 143, Orig (U.S. Nov 22, 2021)

The U.S. Supreme Court dismissed a lawsuit brought by Mississippi against Tennessee seeking damages for a Tennessee city's pumping of groundwater from the Middle Claiborne Aquifer. Mississippi argued that the pumping siphoned water away from Mississippi and amounted to a tortious taking of groundwat...