tennessee v. mississippi

The U.S. Supreme Court is seen on October 05, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

SCOTUS hears arguments from Tenn. v. Miss. water dispute

A dispute between Mississippi and Tennessee has resurrected as the Supreme Court went back into session for the start of a new term. The debate, which originated in 2005, resumed on Monday when Mississippi revealed they were seeking more than $600 million as they accused Tennessee for pumping excess water near the border from an aquifer shared between the state lines.