Legal Issues

FLORIDA GEORGIA WATER WARS After nine years of legal battling, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously rejected a lawsuit in which Florida argued Georgia has used too much water in a river system shared by the states. The Court ruled the collapse of the Florida oyster industry was due more the state’s mismanagement rather than the diversion Read more about Legal Issues[…]

Legal Updates

FLORIDA/GEORGIA WATER WARS The U.S. Supreme Court has appointed another special master to recommend a resolution to Florida’s battle with Georgia over water in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint river system. The Court rejected the previous special master. New Mexico’s Senior U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Paul J. Kelly Jr. will now sort through the case and Read more about Legal Updates[…]

Legal Updates

WATER WAR The U.S. Supreme Court has given Florida a victory in the decades-long legal fight with Georgia over the diversion of water from the Apalachicola River. The special master appointed by the Court ruled in Georgia’s favor based primarily on the fact that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers were not a party to the Read more about Legal Updates[…]

Issues of Interest

SUNRAIL EXPANSION Construction of the 17.2 mile segment of Phase 2 South of Sunrail started in April and is expected to be completed in two years. It will link Sand Lake Road in Orange County to the Town of Poinciana in Osceola County. Four new stations, railroad grade crossings and an additional track are part Read more about Issues of Interest[…]