Thumbnail for the article WATER WARS II  Lake Lanier’s Own Version of “WW II”
WATER WARS II Lake Lanier’s Own Version of “WW II”
By: Clyde Morris, Attorney for the Lake Lanier Association About a year ago, Florida asked for permission to file suit against Georgia in the Supreme Court of the United States, […] Read More
Thumbnail for the article Legal Update:  Florida Supreme Court Lawsuit
Legal Update: Florida Supreme Court Lawsuit
By: Clyde Morris, LLA Attorney On January 31, the State of Georgia filed its response to Florida’s motion for leave to file a complaint in the U. S. Supreme Court. […] Read More
Thumbnail for the article ACF Stakeholders Group Press Release Regarding Florida Lawsuit
ACF Stakeholders Group Press Release Regarding Florida Lawsuit
We thought the Lake Lanier Association members would be interested in seeing this press release issued by the ACF Stakeholders group last week in relation to the latest legal threat […] Read More
Thumbnail for the article Supreme Court Upholds 11th Circuit Water Wars Ruling
Supreme Court Upholds 11th Circuit Water Wars Ruling
By: Clyde Morris, Attorney for the Lake Lanier Association  “The petitions for writs of certiorari are denied.”  With those eight words, the United States Supreme Court put its stamp of […] Read More
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Read the 11th Circuit Decision
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Thumbnail for the article 11th Circuit hands Georgia victory in water wars case
11th Circuit hands Georgia victory in water wars case
By Bill Rankin, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution The federal appeals court in Atlanta on Tuesday handed Georgia an enormous victory in the tri-state water litigation, overturning rulings by a federal judge that […] Read More
Thumbnail for the article Commission backs raising lake level
Commission backs raising lake level
Pichon: Resolution in support of neighbors Michele Hester, MHester@dawsonnews.com Dawson is the latest county to sign a resolution in favor of raising the water level of Lake Lanier. Forsyth, Gwinnett and […] Read More
Thumbnail for the article State Budget Includes Money to Study Raising Lake Lanier
State Budget Includes Money to Study Raising Lake Lanier
The state senate passed a budget Wednesday that includes two million dollars to study raising the water level of Lake Lanier. Read More
Thumbnail for the article Judges appear disinclined to let water ruling stand
Judges appear disinclined to let water ruling stand
A panel of judges on Wednesday appeared disinclined to let stand a ruling in the tri-state water dispute that, should it come to pass, could have catastrophic consequences for the metro region. The judges for the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals indicated they wanted to send the case back and order the Army Corps of Engineers, which operates Buford Dam, to make a final determination of how much water from Lake Lanier can be used to meet metro Atlanta's needs. Read More
Thumbnail for the article Ga. asks appeals court to overturn water ruling
Ga. asks appeals court to overturn water ruling
A long-running dispute threatening metro Atlanta's main water supply for 3 million people went before appellate judges Wednesday who suggested they could revise or overturn a looming order that would severely restrict the city's use of water from Lake Lanier. Read More
Thumbnail for the article Showdown over water rights Wednesday at 11th Circuit
Showdown over water rights Wednesday at 11th Circuit
The state of Georgia has its chance Wednesday to ask a federal appeals court in Atlanta to overturn a crushing ruling that said the metro area cannot rely on Lake Lanier to meet most of its water needs. Read More
Thumbnail for the article Victory at last – Yes, but victories don’t come quick or cheap.
Victory at last – Yes, but victories don’t come quick or cheap.
Last week, Judge Paul Magnuson issued his ruling in Phase 2 of the Water Wars litigation His decision amounts to a major victory for us, and the first decision that has gone in Georgia's favor. Read More