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House passes energy and water spending bill with MOX funding

...mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility at Savannah River Site.The appropriations bill that funds the Department of Energy and Army Corps of Engineers was passed late Thursday night. The measure funds construction of the MOX plant in fiscal year 2015 at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-11/house-passes-energy-and-wate
House-passed budget bills seeks to end delays starting $706M deepening of Savannah harbor

...Appropriations Committee, added a clause aimed at pressuring the Army Corps of Engineers to finalize by Oct. 1 an agreement to start...wants to use that money upfront to start dredging. The Army Corps must agree to the plan first.Like other East Coast...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-11/house-passed-budget-bills-see
White House threatens veto of House bill with MOX construction funding

...discussed on the House floor Wednesday, and a vote is expected Thursday. The bill also funds programs under the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.The MOX facility, which employs about 1,800 workers and is 60 percent complete, is being built to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-09/white-house-threatens-veto-ho
Savannah River is subject of two recent studies

...Bobby Brown State Park Road at the upper end of Thurmond Lake, has been re-opened for public use, according to the Army Corps of Engineers.The ramp was closed March 24 for safety reasons while contractors repaired a rock jetty near the Richard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2014-07-05/savannah-river
New Savannah Bluff Lock & Dam still wrapped in red tape

...leaving his waterfront cottage facing an empty river no longer used for commerce.And it was way back in 1999 when the Army Corps of Engineers proposed tearing down the dam, when a study found it was in poor condition and no longer served commercial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2014-06-28/new-savannah-b
Thurmond Marina reopening Saturday

Thurmond Marina at Thurmond Lake in Columbia County will reopen Saturday, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.The marina, formally known as Little River Marina, was temporarily closed for several weeks beginning in May while...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-06/thurmond-marina-reopening-sa
Obama signs law to allow Savannah port deepening

...projects can now move forward."The next step calls for Georgia to enter a Project Partnership Agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, defining how the costs of the project estimated at $706 million will be shared between the state and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2014-06-10/obama-signs-law-allow-sava
Congress raises Savannah harbor price tag to $706 million

...Georgia to begin construction."The Army Corps of Engineers now says deepening the...million, said Russell Wicke, an Army Corps spokesman in Savannah.Like other...agreement between the state and the Army Corps, which will oversee construction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-22/congress-raises-savannah-harb
Savannah River might handle new port

...port could be permitted, built and operational by around 2030. The river capacity study being conducted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers considers everything from the width and depth of the river, tides, the size of ships and space at the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-22/savannah-river-may-handle-ne
Rangers warn boaters to review rules for Memorial Day

...anything unexpected that happens on the water."Tracy Robillard, public affairs specialist for the Savannah District's Army Corps of Engineers, urged people this week to wear life jackets when on Thurmond Lake. She said on average, nine of 10 people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-22/rangers-warn-boaters-review-