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Big Oil Buys River Rights Add to Competition for scarce resource

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posted on Mar, 19 2009 @ 11:37 AM
I just read in the Wall Street Journal on Page A3 dated Thursday March 19th, 2009.


DENVER -- Oil companies have gained control over billions of gallons of water from Western rivers in preparation for future efforts to extract oil from shale deposits under the Rocky Mountains, according to a new report by an environmental group that opposes such projects. The group, Western Resource Advocates, used public records to conclude that energy companies are collectively entitled to divert more than 6.5 billion gallons of water a day during peak river flows. The companies also hold rights to store, in dozens of reservoirs, 1.7 million acre feet of water, enough to supply metro Denver for six years.

Maybe the oil companies want to control our water since they know people are making their own cars run on water. They can control the farm lands on how much water can be used for Corn Oil or Ethanol.

This will also eventually make it near impossible to grow your own food in your back yard without using the water.

They will control the water and say it's scarce like they do the oil. This again will be more about profits and making water scarce like Diamonds and Oil.

Think about this..

Pretty soon, you won't be able to grow or Harvest your own food because they control the water. It was how Rockefeller bought up the small oil companies back in the 1920's. They bought up the railroads so the smaller oil companies could not transport their oil for sale. Eventually these small companies had no choice but to sell their companies.

It's time to wake up people, they're creating a distraction over here while picking your pocket over there.

posted on Mar, 20 2009 @ 05:21 PM
Wow! No bites? I guess no one cares about their water out west.


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