Florida, Georgia Continue Mediation, But Still Clash On Expert Disclosures
(May 10, 2016, 2:52 PM EDT) -- PORTLAND, Maine — Despite numerous and ongoing mediation sessions, Florida and Georgia continue to be at loggerheads over the disclosure and deposing of expert witnesses in their interstate water dispute, according to May 6 status reports filed with a U.S. Supreme Court special master (State of Florida v. State of Georgia, No. 142, Original, U.S. Sup.).
Florida sued Georgia in the U.S. Supreme Court in a case of original jurisdiction, alleging that Georgia is taking aquifer water at the expense of Florida.