U.S. Tells High Court To Hold Off Before Taking On Florida-Georgia Water Dispute

Mealey's (June 17, 2015, 7:51 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The federal government on Sept. 18, 2014, said the U.S. Supreme Court should deny a petition by the State of Florida to resolve a long-running water dispute with Georgia and wait until the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has finished updating its Master Water Control Manual (Master Manual) for federal water projects in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint (ACF) Basin (State of Florida v. State of Georgia, No. 142, Original, U.S. Sup.).

(U.S. amicus curiae brief available. Document #95-141023-012B.)

In October 2013, Florida filed a motion...
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