Alabama, Corps In Storage Suit

Powers, Mary Buckner
January 2005
ENR: Engineering News-Record;1/31/2005, Vol. 254 Issue 4, p15
Trade Publication
The article focuses on a lawsuit between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the states of Alabama, Florida and Georgia. The dispute is heating up again, fueled by an Alabama complaint that federal officials are illegally storing water upstream, in Georgia, which is causing harm downstream. The lawsuit pits Alabama and Florida against the Corps and Georgia, where five key recreational reservoirs in two river basins store drinking water for Atlanta, Georgia. Alabama and Florida are left with low flows.


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