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In a cross-state aquifer spat, a view of a water-stressed future

1 month ago   |   By Grist

This story was originally published by Undark and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.
Just ahead of the Great Recession, in 2005, Carolyn Chism Hardy got the news that the Coors brewery where she worked would close for good the next year. Following a merger with Molson, her higher-ups told her, the Memphis, Tennessee, operation was no longer cost-effective. As the plant manager, Hardy was charged with telling hundreds of employees that they would soon be out of work.
But Hardy had another plan. She would fundraise, buy the brewery herself, and save her co-workers'...
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