MDL-1824 Tri-State Water Rights Litigation

ELR Citation: 41 ELR 20217
No(s). 09-14657 (11th Cir. Jun 28, 2011)

The Eleventh Circuit held that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers may allocate storage water in Lake Lanier, a reservoir created in 1956 by the completion of Buford Dam on the Chattahoochee River, for water supply. A lower court ruled that the Corps' current operation of the Buford Project—Buford Da...