Metro Atlanta may have escaped unscathed, but farmers in Southwest Georgia may one day feel the prick of the Supreme Court’s ruling Wednesday on the lawsuit Florida filed against Georgia to increase the flow of water into the Sunshine State.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that the special master who considered the federal lawsuit Florida filed against Georgia over water flow from Georgia into Florida will gather additional information in the case before justices issue a final ruling. Justices determined the special master had applied too strict a standard with Florida’s claim that Georgia was hoarding water to the detriment of the Apalachicola River Basin.
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The U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the water war litigation between Florida and Georgia is expected by June 30. The ruling is likely to follow one of three scenarios – including one the court followed last month in a water ruling that involves three western states.
The U.S. Supreme Court is not likely to rule on the water war litigation between Florida and Georgia before the court breaks for its summer holiday, and possibly not until well after it convenes Oct. 1, according to the calendar the court provided in a recent ruling.