Thursday, March 10, 2011

Federal Activity

Georgia Appeals Lake Lanier Decision
Infrastructure Watch has been loosely following the Lake Lanier case. A federal judge ruled that the Corp of Engineers could no longer divert water from the lake to supply water to the City of Atlanta. Georgia recently appealed the decision.

Related posts and articles:
Courts Could Affect Uses of Lake Lanier
Georgia Loses Lake Lanier Battle
Judge Winnows Down Central Question in Lake Lanier Case
Most Important Case for Georgia in Decades

Bill Would Authorized Reimbursement to States for International Water Projects
Rep. Ruben Hinojosa (TX) has introduced a bill (H.R. 947) that would authorized the International Boundary and Water Commission to reimburse the States of Arizona, California, New Mexico, and Texas for the costs of water projects undertaken under the jurisdiction of the Commission.

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