Sunday, October 02, 2005

Perry: Mexico's Rio Grande water debt paid | News for Austin, Texas | State News: "Governor Rick Perry announced Friday that Mexico's Rio Grande water debt to the United States has been paid in full.

A long-standing water debt that been the center of a controversy that pitted drought-stricken South Texas farmers against Mexico.

Perry said in a statement that Texas farmers, ranchers and cities 'will have 100 percent of the water they are entitled to -- not just for the rest of this year, but for all of 2006.'"


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