Tag Archives: water wars

Political Notes – Trump, still the leader, swings through Georgia this weekend

GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump was “disinvited” to an earlier political event in Georgia, but he plans a swing through the Peach State this weekend . . .

Tags: David Perdue , Democratic debate , Donald Trump , dubose porter , Johnny Isakson , water wars

Deal reshuffles the troops for water wars litigation

Gov. Nathan Deal has set up a new legal office to coordinate all the federal lawsuits involving water allocation issues . . .

Tags: Jud Turner , Nathan Deal , state attorneys , water wars

Political Notes — Corbin confirmed as technical college commissioner

Gretchen Corbin’s appointment as the state’s technical college commissioner is confirmed; the Supreme Court appoints a special master to oversee Florida’s water lawsuit against Georgia . . .

Tags: child abuse cases , deportation detainees , Gretchen Corbin , Jason Spencer , Jeffrey Mann , Ralph Lancaster , Technical College System , Terry Rogers , water wars

Georgia, ARC sue Corps of Engineers over water allocation

ARC and the state of Georgia file federal lawsuits attempting to force the Corps of Engineers to address the issue of water allocation from Allatoona Lake . . .

Tags: ACT river basin , ARC , Corps of Engineers , Doug Hooker , Nels Peterson , Sam Olens , water wars

House passes watered-down version of Flint River bill

The Georgia House compromises and passes a scaled-down version of SB 213, the Flint River drought bill . . .

Tags: Chattahoochee Riverkeeper , droughts , endangered species , EPD , Flint River , Jud Turner , Nathan Deal , Sierra Club , stream flow augmentation , water wars

Legal team appointed for Florida’s water lawsuit

Georgia appoints special assistant attorneys general to represent the state in Florida’s water lawsuit . . .

Tags: attorneys , Nathan Deal , Rick Scott , Sam Olens , water wars

Political Notes – Deal exults over Savannah ports bill

Gov. Nathan Deal strikes a happy note with the U.S. House’s passage of a water projects bill that would help pay for the Savannah harbor dredging . . .

Tags: Bill Nigut , Bobbie Battista , gpb , Nathan Deal , Rick Scott , Savannah harbor , Southwire , Tom Graves , water projects bill , water wars

Political Notes – Florida’s water lawsuit draws in S. Georgia farmers

Could farmers be as much to blame for Georgia’s water consumption as Metro Atlanta developers? . . .

Tags: farm irrigation , Florida lawsuit , Nathan Deal , Savannah film office , State Ethics Commission , water wars

Florida sues Georgia in Supreme Court over water allocation

Florida sues Georgia in the nation’s highest court over water consumption from Lake Lanier . . .

Tags: Nathan Deal , Rick Scott , water wars

Olens looking for a few good lawyers

Attorney General Sam Olens will hire outside attorneys to help the state fight the latest court battle in a water dispute with Florida . . .

Tags: federal lawsuit , Rick Scott , Sam Olens , U.S. Supreme Court , water wars