In a key decision in the water dispute between Georgia and Florida, a court-appointed special master dismissed Florida’s claim it will suffer if Georgia’s water consumption isn’t curtailed upstream.
Following an 11-year period with no direct hurricane strikes, Florida not only saw the streak broken with the landfall ofCategory 1 rainmaker Hermine in early September, but is now recovering from significant impacts left behind by Hurricane Matthew, a major storm that also caused havoc in Haiti, Cuba, and the Bahamas. Read[…]Read More »
The Georgia Agribusiness Council, joined by the Georgia Urban Agriculture Council and the Georgia Green Industry Association, filed an amicus brief (friend of the court document) in the Florida vs. Georgia lawsuit regarding water rights. As you may recall, the courts designated a Special Master, the Honorable Ralph Lancaster of[…]Read More »