Water wars photo Oystermen head out early from Eastpoint, Fla. for a day of fishing in the Apalachicola Bay. Dan Chapman, dchapman@ajc.com
Photo: Greg Bluestein/Political Insider blog
Photo: Greg Bluestein/Political Insider blog

Read the Georgia-Florida Water war Supreme Court decision

The U.S. Supreme Court sent the Florida-Georgia water war case back to an expert judge. 

The decision is a boost for Florida, which had challenged the special master’s decision. The special master will hold more hearings and use a lower burden of proof. However, it does not guarantee the ruling will change. 

PDF: Read the complete decision

Related story: Supreme Court extends Florida-Georgia water fight

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