Judge Maintains Previous Verdict

SOCORRO — A state District Court judge upheld a decision to keep Augustin Plains Ranch LLC from appropriating 54,000 acre-feet of public groundwater per year from the San Augustin basin in Catron County on Nov. 16…“This corporation is trying to hoard the water until its value increased enough to justify selling it. The decision today is an important step towards protecting New Mexico from rampant water speculation.”  Mountain View Telegraph

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