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As you know, several important seats are up for election this year, and the chosen candidates could have pivotal roles in the future of Lake Lanier. Several Congressional District 7 and 9 candidate position statements on Lake Lanier issues are on our web site, and we urge you to consider these positions in your candidate choice. Read More
Judge Paul Magnuson heard oral argument in Phase 2 of the Water Wars on Tuesday, June 8. The issues involved the Revised Interim Operations Plan (RIOP) implemented by the Corps of Engineers and the Biological Opinion issued by the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), and especially whether the RIOP complied with the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Most LLA members will recall that the original version of the RIOP - the IOP - was the principal cause of the draw-down of Lake Lanier to its lowest point in history during the 2006-2007 drought. Read More
Candidates for U.S. Senate and Congressional Districts seven and nine will address their views on lake issues in response to a Lake Lanier Association questionnaire. Also invited are candidates for County Commission seats in the counties surrounding Lake Lanier. Read More
Clyde Morris, the attorney for the Lake Lanier Association, along with the attorneys for the State, metro Atlanta water supply providers, and Gwinnett County, has filed what we expect to be our last brief in Phase 2 of the Tri-State Water Rights Litigation. Read More