Edwards Aquifer Authority must shell out to pecan farmers

The government agency in charge of the Edwards Aquifer must pay two pecan farmers upwards of $2.5 million for limiting their groundwater pumping, a jury decided.

The verdict came as welcome news to Glenn and JoLynn Bragg. The couple has been in litigation with the Edwards Aquifer Authority for 10 years after suing the EAA for denying one of their groundwater applications and cutting the other in half.

“We’ve pleased to have it over,” JoLynn Bragg said. “We can live with this.”

Including interest, the total owed to the Braggs is expected to be more than $4 million, their attorney Paul Terrill said… Read more from SA Express-News