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No Matter What SCOTUS Does, Georgia's Water War With Florida Is Not Over

On April 6, 2017, Craig Pendergrast was interviewed regarding the legal dispute over water usage between Georgia and Florida now pending before the U.S. Supreme Court.

"This isn't a win forever," said Mr. Pendergrast of Taylor English, a longtime environmental lawyer. "It kicks the can down the road."

Big farm operations in the rural southern end of the state have been allowed to drastically increase irrigation with no real limits. As a result, no matter what the high court decides to do with a special master’s report siding with Georgia over Florida, the water war with neighboring states is not over.


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