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Oyster farmers pull their catch out of Apalachicola Bay along the Florida Panhandle. Florida closed the bay to fishing in 2020. (Mark Wallheiser/AP Photo)

Waters Run Dry, Lawsuits Run Hot

Alabama, Florida, and Georgia would rather litigate than cooperate on planning for the seasons of drought to come.


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