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Ga. solar farm raising environment concern

...environmental 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

...from 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...

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

...basin left 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-11-05/wet-october-lifts-thurmond-ha
Corps warns of rising water below Thurmond Dam

...games could bring high water hazards to the Savannah River in the days ahead, officials said Saturday.The U.S. Army Corps of Engi neers warned that high water and increased flows could bring floating debris, submerged retaining walls and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-10-03/corps-warns-rising-water-bel
Pipeline case moves ahead in court

...the 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...

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

...to lift 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...

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

...the 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...

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

...executive 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...

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 6...

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

...park 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-23/volunteers-needed-thurmond-la