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Florida takes fight to Supreme Court over fresh water rights
FLORIDA - The State of Florida is taking it's fight for fresh water directly to the U.S. Supreme Court.
A lawsuit was filed today against the State of Georgia over its consumption of freshwater that flows into Alabama and Florida.
It is an escalation in a legal dispute lasting more than two decades.
Governor Rick Scott says because of the water shortage the oyster industry in Northwest Florida has suffered a near collapse.