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Alabama, Florida Declare Victory in Water War With Georgia

Alabama, Florida Declare Victory in Water War With Georgia

WASHINGTON, DC, February 5, 2008 (ENS) – The U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington today ruled that a secret settlement agreement entered into between Georgia, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and Atlanta-area water users is illegal under federal law. The agreement, which was signed in 2003, would have allocated nearly 25 percent of Lake…

Southeast Governors Speed Up Water Dispute Resolution

Southeast Governors Speed Up Water Dispute Resolution

From left: Alabama Governor Bob Riley, Florida Governor Charlie Crist, Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne, and Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue. December 17, 2007 (Photo courtesy DOI) TALLAHASSEE, Florida, December 17, 2007 (ENS) – The governors of Florida, Georgia and Alabama and U.S. Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne today agreed upon a revised schedule…