Georgia passes water planning bill

Mollis, Paul L.
May 2004
Southeast Farm Press;5/5/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 13, p9
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the water planning bill passed by Georgia government, according to which state legislators have a say in any statewide plan to divy up rivers and underground aquifers among cities, farmers and industries. House Bill 237, a controversial holdover from last year, had been stalled since early in the General Assembly's regular session over whether lawmakers would get a say in the state's water plan. If both the House and the Senate approve it, the plan would go into effect. If not, the council could submit a revised plan up until the halfway mark of the session.


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