Georgia Cotton Industry Pleased With Special Master’s Recommendation

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

On February 14, 2017 Ralph Lancaster, the Special Master appointed by the U.S. Supreme Court to oversee the Georgia-Florida “Water Wars” dispute, ruled in Georgia’s favor. The case stems from years of legal disputes between Georgia, Florida, and Alabama. This particular case involved Florida suing Georgia via the Supreme Court and requesting Georgia cap its water consumption from the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint …

UF/IFAS Study: Voters Want to Preserve Forests, Water

Dan Environment, Forestry, Water

by Brad Buck, UF/IFAS Sources: Melissa Kreye, Damian Adams, UF/IFAS Voters are likely to approve referenda for forest and water conservation in the eastern United States, including Florida, because demand for ecosystem protection is increasing, according to a new University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences study.

Efforts for a Withdrawal of WOTUS Rule Continue

Dan Water

The Environmental Protection Agency’s “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule has been back in the news again lately. With the new administration taking over, some are looking forward to hopefully seeing a possible withdrawal of it. But legal action against the rule continues, and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Environmental Counsel Scott Yager gives an update on where that currently …