SC Wants Duke Energy Out Of Water War With NC

Law360, New York (January 13, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- The state of South Carolina is fighting to drop Duke Energy Corp. and other intervenors from its U.S. Supreme Court case against North Carolina over water rights, arguing that the outside parties will add undue complexity to the case.

On Friday, the Supreme Court granted South Carolina's motion to file an objection to an interim report by a special master appointed to the case, who had allowed Duke, the Catawba River Water Supply Project and the city of Charlotte, N.C., to intervene in the action. Charlotte...
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