Ga. County Amends Appeal In Water Rights MDL

Law360, New York (October 26, 2009, 3:03 PM EDT) -- A Georgia county has become the latest party in a long-running multidistrict litigation to file an amended notice of appeal of a district court's ruling that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which operates Lake Lanier, had no authority to use the lake to supply state residents with drinking water.

Gwinnett County, Ga., initially appealed an injunctive relief order that came as part of a July 17 order in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. Judge Paul Magnuson gave the Corps three...
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