BRADENTON, Fla. — Florida filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking an injunction from the U.S. Supreme Court to stop what Florida officials call Georgia's "unchecked and growing consumption of water that continues to harm the families of Northwest Florida."

Gov. Rick Scott said the Sunshine State's northern neighbor has refused to "fairly" share the water that flows between the states, threatening the existence of Apalachicola Bay, its oyster beds, and the future economic development of north Florida.

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