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Fla. Dealt Blow In Water Rights Tussle, But Options Remain

Law360, Miami (February 22, 2017, 6:47 PM EST) -- Florida suffered a major setback last week from a U.S. Supreme Court-appointed special master in its long-running dispute with Georgia over water rights, but experts say it's not the end of the road for the state, which still has options both in court and in Congress to cap Georgia’s water usage and divert more freshwater to Apalachicola Bay to revive the fishing industry there.

After a lengthy bench trial last year, special master Ralph Lancaster Jr. of Pierce Atwood LLP concluded Feb. 14 that the court...
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