Water Wars http://apr.org en Ga. Avoids Limit On Reservoir Use Sought By Ala. In Senate Bill http://apr.org/post/ga-avoids-limit-reservoir-use-sought-ala-senate-bill <P>A water plan passed by the U.S. Senate will not limit Georgia's water use from two federal reservoirs, a restriction sought by lawmakers in Alabama and Florida.</P> <P>The Senate voted 83-14 on Wednesday to approve legislation authorizing a number of water projects nationally.</P> <P>A long-running water dispute in the Southeast provoked a political clash over the bill.</P> <P>Alabama Sen. Wed, 15 May 2013 22:01:49 +0000 The Associated Press 30465 at http://apr.org Ga. Avoids Limit On Reservoir Use Sought By Ala. In Senate Bill Ga. Lawmakers OK Resolution Seeking Border Shift In Tri-State Water Dispute http://apr.org/post/ga-lawmakers-ok-resolution-seeking-border-shift-tri-state-water-dispute <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Georgia lawmakers are seeking to redraw the state's border with Tennessee and have authorized the state attorney general to file a lawsuit if negotiations fail.</p><p>The House voted 157-13 Tuesday to adopt a resolution seeking a strip of land leading to the Tennessee River. The offer will be sent to Tennessee officials, who have rebuffed previous efforts.</p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 03:19:57 +0000 The Associated Press 27421 at http://apr.org Ga. Lawmakers OK Resolution Seeking Border Shift In Tri-State Water Dispute U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it has the power to give Ga. water http://apr.org/post/us-army-corps-engineers-says-it-has-power-give-ga-water <p><b><font face="Arial">A federal agency says it has the legal authority to give Georgia more water from a disputed reservoir, though it has not made a final decision on how much to release.</font></b></p><p><b><font face="Arial">The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said in documents released Tuesday that it has the legal ability to give metro Atlanta communities access to 705 million gallons of water per day from Lake Lanier on the Chattahoochee River to meet needs through 2030.</font></b></p> Tue, 26 Jun 2012 22:08:09 +0000 Associated Press 13665 at http://apr.org