BRADENTON, Fla. — On the heels of a federal fisheries disaster declaration for north Florida's water-starved commercial oyster region, a new legal fight is igniting between the Sunshine State and Georgia over fresh water rights.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott threatened to file a lawsuit next month in the U.S. Supreme Court, he said Tuesday, "to stop Georgia's unchecked and growing consumption of water, which is threatening the economic future of Apalachicola."

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