notebook - Southwest Florida Water Management District

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notebook - Southwest Florida Water Management District

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to file any responsive motions. Also on April 19, 2012, the parties

held a joint resolution session in an effort to resolve the matter, but

were unable to reach any resolution. On April 23, 2012 an Order was

entered granting Petitioners’ Motion for Leave to Amend Petition and

allowing Mosaic and the District 20 days to file any responsive

motions.

On April 25, 2012, Mosaic served its First Sets of Interrogatories and

First Requests for Production of Documents upon Petitioners.

On May 17, 2012, the Parties filed a joint request for a more specific

discovery schedule, which was granted on May 17, 2012. On May

25, 2012, Petitioners responded to Mosaic’s first set of

interrogatories and requests for production of documents. On May

30, Mosaic took the deposition of the Petitioners’ corporate

representatives. On May 31, 2012, the Parties filed their preliminary

witness lists.

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On June 6, 2012, Petitioners' Request for Production to Mosaic

Fertilizer, LLC, Petitioners' Request for Production to the District,

Notice of Serving Interrogatories to the District, and Notice of

Serving Interrogatories to Mosaic Fertilizer were filed. On June 21,

2012, Petitioners' Requests for Admission to District was filed. On

June 22, 2012, each party served its Final Witness List. Several

depositions of the District’s and Petitioners’ witnesses have

occurred.

On July 3, 2012, SWFWMD filed a Motion for Continuance of the

final hearing in this matter. Mosaic joined in the District’s Motion but

it was opposed by Petitioners. On July 5, 2012, a hearing was held

on the Motion for Continuance and the Administrative Law Judge

continued the final hearing, which is likely to be rescheduled

sometime in January or February 2013. The parties are required to

provide the Administrative Law Judge with their availability for final

hearing during that time period as well as a newly-proposed

discovery schedule no later than July 12, 2012. On July 18, 2012,

the ALJ entered an Order rescheduling the final hearing for February

25-28, 2013 and setting new discovery deadlines.

On July 11, 2012, Mosaic Fertilizer, LLC's Responses to Petitioners'

Interrogatories to Respondent Mosaic Fertilizer, Mosaic Fertilizer's

Response to Petitioners' Request for Production and Mosaic

Fertilizer, LLC's Notice of Serving Responses to Petitioners'

Interrogatories to Respondent Mosaic Fertilizer were filed. On July

23, 2012, SWFWMD’s Notice of Serving Responses to Petitioners’

First Request for Admissions was filed. The Parties continue to

disagree regarding the scope of discovery in this case. Mosaic has

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