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Tentative accord in water case

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina Attorney General Henry
McMaster says his water dispute with North Carolina is nearing a
settlement.


 McMaster told The Associated Press Friday a bi-state commission
unanimously adopted a preliminary settlement agreement among South
Carolina, North Carolina, Duke Energy and the Catawba River Water
Supply Project.


 McMaster sued in 2007 to stop a plan that would have allowed two
Charlotte, N.C., suburbs to pump millions of gallons of water daily
from the Catawba and Yadkin river basins. McMaster said the
drawdown would deprive South Carolina of its equitable share of the
water.


      The Catawba River travels 225 miles through the Carolinas and
supplies drinking water for more than 1 million people. McMaster
says the court case will continue until the settlement is
finalized.

     
      (Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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