TITLE

Alabama, Corps In Storage Suit

AUTHOR(S)
Powers, Mary Buckner
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
ENR: Engineering News-Record;1/31/2005, Vol. 254 Issue 4, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
15949287

 

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