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Corps spokesman answers critic

...River Basin and, more specifically, my role in managing Lake Thurmond's lake levels: For the record, I am chief of Public Affairs for the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. In that capacity I am the public spokesman for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/07/let_357157.shtml
Letters
National Zoo proposes 10-year panda lease

...endangered species -- and were scheduled to return to Washington Saturday night, said Robert Hoage, the zoo's chief of public affairs. The team, led by Benjamin Beck, the zoo's associate director for biological programs, is scheduled to meet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/05/tec_265069.shtml
XXX Technology
Boy Scouts now welcome

...weren't welcomed to stage an event at the Smithsonian Institution's National Zoo auditorium. Wrote Smithsonian chief of public affairs, Robert Hoage, to Scout officials: "Smithsonian's policy prohibits co-sponsoring events with any organization...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/11/edi_215843.shtml
Editorials
Army corps says turbines are safe for environment

...has taken extraordinary steps to assure the environmental acceptability" of the turbines, said Jim Parker, chief of public affairs for the corps' Savannah District. The National Wildlife Federation and its affiliations in Missouri and South...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/04/met_342237.shtml
Metro
Agrees with writer about Corps of Engineers

...grown up in the (once) lake bed will rot, thus robbing the water of much-needed oxygen. When James Parker, chief of public affairs for the Savannah District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, decides to let the lake fill up again, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/22/let_359979.shtml
Letters
Across Georgia

...Ala., is preparing a letter with its recommendations about reducing water releases from Lake Lanier. The chief of public affairs for the Mobile office, Pat Robbins, says the recommendations will be sent to the U.S. Department of Fish...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/08/met_175951.shtml
Metro
Corps' role with lake must be clarified further

...practical. This new record drought places a strain on all users. Billy E. Birdwell Savannah (The writer is chief of public affairs for the Savannah District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.)

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/14/let_514611.shtml
Letters
Across Georgia

...The Corps of Engineers knows there's a problem but can't resolve it, according to Billy Birdwell, the chief of public affairs for the Corps' Savannah district. His district, which covers 161 miles of the Intracoastal from Port Royal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/16/met_81567.shtml
Metro | Weather
Developers seek rise in minimum levels of river

...said he has already applied to the Corps for permits for residential and community docks. Billy Birdwell, the chief of public affairs for the Corps' Savannah District, said planning officials are aware of Mr. Mills' interest in revising pool...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/28/met_417033.shtml
Metro
Army trains soldiers to spot disorder

...injuries are two of the biggest problems facing soldiers today, said Brig. Gen. Tony Cucolo, the Army's chief of public affairs. "It's an extraordinary step and not something the Army does often," Brig. Gen. Cucolo said. "What we're...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/10/met_143109.shtml
Metro