Developments In Major Water Rights Cases
Case: Florida v. Georgia
Court: U.S. Sup., No. 152, Orig.
Issue: Whether Georgia is taking Florida’s share of underground water in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint Basin
Status: Original jurisdiction accepted; special master assigned; briefing under way
Case: Mississippi v. State of Tennessee, et al.
Court: U.S. Sup., No. 143, Orig.
Issue: Whether Tennessee owes damages to Mississippi for taking about 252 billion gallons of groundwater from within Mississippi’s borders
Status: Petition to file a complaint of original jurisdiction filed; U.S. solicitor general invited to share his views;...
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