Ga. Asks Supreme Court To Flush Fla. Water Suit

Law360, Miami (February 3, 2014, 6:37 PM EST) -- The state of Georgia on Friday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to reject a lawsuit filed by its neighbor Florida over the flow of freshwater in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint river basins, arguing that it is “against the wrong party, in the wrong court, and at the wrong time.”

Florida Gov. Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi ratcheted up the decades-long water wars that have pitted Florida and Alabama against Georgia when they brought their suit Oct. 1 claiming that Georgia's “unchecked and growing” water consumption is...
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