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Corps finds deficiencies in US levees, including Augusta's

...say they need up to $12 billion more to finish.In Sacramento, a 42-mile-long levee along the Sacramento and American rivers protects the Natomas area, a flood-prone basin transformed from cropland into a community of 100,000 with an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-01-17/corps-finds-deficiencies-us-l
Dam's removal would benefit river immensely

...ocean.WHILE THE CONSERVATION group American Rivers does not support the dredging project...removed across the United States, and American Rivers anticipates the 1,000th dam will...director of the conservation group American Rivers.)

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2011-03-20/dams-removal-wou
Opinion columns
Efforts on flow moving forward

...conditions," said Patrick Moore, the rivers project coordinator for the Coastal Conservation League, which - along with American Rivers and the Sierra Club - was granted intervenor status in the case. Augusta's 131-year-old Diversion Dam at the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2006-02-02/efforts-flow-moving-forward
African visitors get tour of river

...Nature Conservancy and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, he hopes to benefit from water management programs used on American river systems. "Our main emphasis on this tour is to learn and share information," he said. Although the 1,500-mile-long...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/28/met_463797.shtml
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Another Augusta benefited from dam removal

...spawned the removal of almost 200 other dams around the nation, with many others in the planning stages, according to American Rivers, a conservation group dedicated to restoration of natural river flows.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/25/met_399281.shtml
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Removal of local dam debated

...Budget and Congress to decide if the rehab is worth the costs." A conservation matter Environmental groups such as American Rivers and The Nature Conservancy, along with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and other government resource agencies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/25/met_399282.shtml
Metro | Deke Copenhaver | Master Plan
River that states share called 'most endangered'

...potential overuse and the region's persistent drought. American Rivers put the Catawba-Wateree River at the top of its...the states from sharing the river equitably. The American River study asks both Carolinas to track and regulate the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/17/met_195376.shtml
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Ruling could aid in water quality fight

...the authority to issue certifications for water quality," said Gerrit Jobsis, the southeast regional director for American Rivers. "If the dam owners had won, it means Georgia and South Carolina would not be able to proscribe conditions for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/26/met_82898.shtml
Metro | Water
Fight over licensing is costly, groups say

...negotiation tactic they're trying to use against the federal agencies," said Gerrit Jobsis, southeast coordinator for American Rivers, which has joined with the Sierra Club and Coastal Conservation Association as intervenors in the federal discussions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/23/met_35267.shtml
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Captive Audience

...it's all about." Prison construction began in 1878 on the site of the ramshackle Stony Bar mining camp along the American River. Early guards spent their spare time sifting sand for gold flakes; the land under the prison is said to be veined...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/01/liv_297507.shtml
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