Fla. Faces Upstream Ga. Water Fight, Despite High Court Win

By Carolina Bolado (July 2, 2018, 4:40 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has breathed new life into Florida's lawsuit against Georgia over the use of water from a river basin by rejecting a report denying Florida's request to cap usage, but Florida is not out of the woods and must argue that saving its Apalachicola Bay fishery is worth inflicting some pain on Atlanta's growing metropolitan region.

In a 5-4 decision, the high court on Wednesday rejected a special master's report that recommended denying Florida's request to cap Georgia's water usage from the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River basin, ruling a special master had held Florida to too strict a standard and...

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