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Ga. solar farm raising environment concern

...issues."They've got some water quality violations out there," he said.Holland said he alerted the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which has jurisdiction over the wetlands, and the state Environmental Protection Division, which regulates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-11-16/ga-solar-farm-raising-environ
Thurmond Lake water release felt near Augusta

...Thurmond Lake this week, causing Savannah River levels to rise and boat ramps near Augusta to close, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Friday.Stan Simpson, a Corps water manager, said in a online post that Thurmond release rates have been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-11-13/thurmond-lake-water-release-f
Wet October lifts Thurmond, Hartwell and Russell lakes from drought

...drought conditions this week after experiencing one of their wettest Octobers in recent history, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Thursday."The basin officially left Drought Level 1 and returned to normal status (Wednesday) and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-11-05/wet-october-lifts-thurmond-ha
Pipeline case moves ahead in court

...country, is also continuing to pursue the permits needed from the Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to lay pipeline through at least four state-owned wildlife management areas in Georgia. Those are Yuchi, Sansavilla...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-27/pipeline-case-moves-ahead-cou
Record rains not enough to lift Thurmond Lake from drought status

...all three reservoir lakes in the Upper Savannah River basin from drought conditions, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers."The storm delivered an average of more than 5 inches across the sub-basins, which was almost enough to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-12/record-rains-not-enough-lift-
Digging begins to deepen Savannah harbor

...barge progresses about the length of a football field, removing roughly 1,400 dump truck loads of sand. The Army Corps of Engineers is paying the contractor $134.5 million to deepen 17 miles of the Savannah River's shipping channel - about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-09-14/digging-begins-deepen-savann
SC ports add $53 billion to state economy, report says

...officer, was compiled by Joseph Von Nessen, an economist at the University of South Carolina.Later Monday, the Army Corps of Engineers announced its approval of a plan to deepen the Charles ton Har bor shipping channel to 52 feet. That clears the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-14/sc-ports-add-53-billion-st
Thurmond Lake enters drought status despite wet August

...much-needed boost, but it was not enough to keep each from slipping into drought conditions, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.After months of "hit-and-miss precipitation," the corps reported that Thurmond Lake received 6½ inches...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-08/thurmond-lake-enters-drought-
Volunteers needed for Thurmond Lake cleanup

...cleanup around the shorelines, islands, recreation centers, coves, old road ends and bridge areas.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking scouting groups, civic organization, sports clubs, church groups, businesses, families and individuals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-23/volunteers-needed-thurmond-la
Curation program helps veterans in Augusta to find a new start

...curation program opened in 2009 to provide veterans a paycheck and marketable job skills for helping the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers rehabilitate archaeological collections and associated records for long-term curation and future research...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-17/curation-program-helps-vetera