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Receding waters engage new floods

...football game 700 miles away.Rivers rose and dams bulged as storm water from days of heavy rains made its way to the Atlantic Ocean, causing a second round of flooding downstream.Gov. Nikki Haley paid a visit to the coast, which she said would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-07/receding-waters-engage-new-fl
East Coast, already drenched with rain, fears hurricane could bring 10 inches by next week

...S., an area of low pressure in the Southeast and a front stalled over the East Coast will pull moisture from the Atlantic Ocean that falls as rain over the next few days, Terry said.The heaviest rain is expected in wide swaths of North Carolina...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-30/east-coast-already-drenched-rain-fe
Scientists study how rising seas will reshape Georgia coast

...that rising seas are slowly flooding low-lying areas of dry land along the coast. As its waters creep inland, the Atlantic Ocean is pushing saltwater further upstream into river systems and making coastal marshes even wetter.Clark Alexander...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-30/scientists-study-how-rising-seas-wi
US eases crude oil export ban, allows trade with Mexico

...Murkowski that would lift the 40-year-old-ban - plus open more areas of the Arctic, Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean to oil and gas exploration. No Democrats on the committee voted for the bill. The environmental group Oceana called...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-14/us-allows-some-crude-oil-t
Baab: It's time to take a stand against banning coastal fishing

...That means No Fishing.The latest move by the anti-fishermen seeks to establish these "protected" areas in Atlantic Ocean waters off the northeast coast. There is no biological evidence that such areas need to be established, or that fisheries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/fishing/2015-10-08/baab-its-time-ta
'Slave Trade' video game altered after social media backlash

...century, casts players for most of the game as a young slave steward named Putij, who serves on a ship crossing the Atlantic Ocean.While the "Tetris"-like slave-stacking level has been excised from the game, a talking mouse character who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/entertainment/2015-09-03/slave-trade-vide
Overtime

...removed for next year's Rio Games."If we can't get the water to a level, then we'll move it outside (to the Atlantic Ocean) ? for sure," Peter Sowrey told The Associated Press on the final day of an Olympic test event.Such a move would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-08-22/overtime
Lightning strikes Georgia boy, 11, on Florida beach

...lightning strike is on the mend in a Florida rehabilitation center.Bowen Tyre was struck June 9 while standing in the Atlantic Ocean off Daytona Beach Shores. Heather Tyre told the Daytona Beach News-Journal her son was taken off a ventilator June...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-22/lightning-strikes-georgia-bo
Okefenokee is an ever-changing ecological wonder

...of two rivers, it even has its own continental divide, Campbell said, with the St. Marys River draining to the Atlantic Ocean and the Suwanee River flowing toward the Gulf of Mexico.The national wildlife refuge, covering more than 400,000...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2015-05-30/okefenokee-eve
Group to raise environmental awareness with journey down Savannah River

...monthlong journey down the Savannah River basin that began in the mountains of North Carolina and will end at the Atlantic Ocean in April.The journey, is part adventure, part consciousness raising and part environmental activism by Brooksher...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-28/group-raise-environmental-awa