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Supreme Court Allows Florida To File Water Complaint Against Georgia

Mealey's (June 17, 2015, 8:16 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 3, 2014, granted the State of Florida leave to file a bill of complaint alleging that a Georgia’s water consumption from the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint (ACF) Basin is harming Florida’s ecosystem and water-dependent industries (Florida v. Georgia, No. 152, Orig., U.S. Sup.).

In October 2013, Florida moved for leave to file a complaint of original jurisdiction with the Supreme Court. Florida asks the Supreme Court to equitably apportion the waters of the ACF Basin and to cap Georgia’s water...
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