Decision in Florida vs. Georgia “Water War”

Dan Florida, Georgia, Water

This latest decision just out about the longstanding argument between Florida and Georgia about water issues growing more complex as populations boom in these two deep southeastern states. In The Supreme Court of the United States ——————————— * ——————————— STATE OF FLORIDA, Plaintiff, v. STATE OF GEORGIA, Defendant. ——————————— * ——————————— CHAMBERS OF THE SPECIAL MASTER ——————————— * ——————————— REPORT …

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Judge Ready to Wade into Water War

Dan Florida, Georgia, Industry News Release, Water

(NSF) — Albuquerque is a long way from Apalachicola. But when a federal judge in the New Mexico city hears arguments next week in a long-running water war between Florida and Georgia, the small Panhandle community will be at the center of the case. Senior U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Paul J. Kelly, appointed as a special master by …

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Arguments Moved Up in Florida-Georgia Water Fight

Dan Aquaculture, Florida, Georgia, Industry News Release, Water

A federal judge has rescheduled arguments for Oct. 17 in a long-running legal battle between Florida and Georgia about water in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint river system. Senior U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Paul J. Kelly, who was appointed by the U.S. Supreme Court to serve as a special master in the case, issued an order last week rescheduling the arguments, …

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Judge to Hear Arguments in ‘Water War’

Dan Aquaculture, Florida, Georgia, Industry News Release, Water

Going along with a request from Florida’s attorneys, a federal judge will hear arguments in December in a long-running water war between Florida and Georgia. Senior U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Paul J. Kelly, who was appointed by the U.S. Supreme Court to serve as a special master in the case, has scheduled oral arguments Dec. 16, according to …

New Judge for Florida-Georgia Water War

Dan Florida, Georgia, Water

Earlier this month, we told you a new federal appellate judge, based in New Mexico, is tasked with sorting out the long-running battle between Florida and Georgia over water in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint river system. According to a story from the News Service of Florida, both sides recently filed briefs in the debate about whether limits should be placed on Georgia’s …

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Florida, Georgia Square Off Again in Water War

Dan Florida, Georgia, Industry News Release, Water

Florida says the case is the “last, best hope” to save the Apalachicola River region from destruction. Georgia says Florida’s arguments threaten to cause hundreds of millions of dollars in “real harm” to the Peach State. Now, a federal appellate judge based in New Mexico will have to sort out the long-running battle between Florida and Georgia over water in …