Supreme Court Asks Gov't To Weigh In On Fla.-Ga. Water Feud

Law360, Miami (March 3, 2014, 3:56 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday asked the federal government to weigh in on Florida's suit against its neighbor Georgia over the flow of freshwater in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin.

In a one-line docket order, the nation's highest court asked the U.S. Solicitor General to file a brief in the case expressing the views of the federal government.

Florida sued its neighbor in October, claiming that Georgia's “unchecked and growing” water consumption is depleting the flow into Apalachicola Bay, damaging fisheries and threatening northwest Florida's economic...
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