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Georgia lawmaker describes a 'screwed-up mess'

...or slow down the recovery," he said.The proposal, nicknamed the "waters of the U.S." for a provision in the federal law, says federal rules apply to streams, swamps and even ditches if the water in them flows into a navigable waterway...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-26/georgia-lawmaker-describ
Chargers' Danny Woodhead out for the season

...wants to sue, it needs to sue the Patent and Trademark Office, which made the decision.The team says a provision in federal law allows them to sue the individuals who sought the trademark's cancellation.? Cornerback DeAngelo Hall has a ruptured...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-09-22/chargers-danny-woodhead-out-s
Rants & Raves

...and mummified; they are still there. WHY DON'T SOME people in meat departments wear hair nets or hats? It is a federal law. THERE ARE SO many terrible things going on in other countries. God made us all. When things happen in America we...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-21/rants-raves
Department of Human Services Board says photo IDs will cost $7.7 million

...law has been put on hold. Under the law signed by Gov. Nathan Deal in April, food stamp recipients suspected of using drugs could have been required to take a drug test. State and federal officials have ruled that would violate federal law.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-21/department-human-services-boa
Prosecutor: Georgia peanut plant owner OK'd sales of salmonella-tainted food

...plant as he tried to run the Georgia plant and two others from his home in Lynchburg, Va. They have also noted that federal law doesn't require salmonella testing for peanut products.However, Peanut Corporation was required to perform lab...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-11/prosecutor-georgia-peanut-
Labor Day holiday signals end to sluggish sea turtle nesting season

...turtles, which weigh up to 300 pounds, remain a fragile population that's been protected as a threatened species under federal law for 35 years. Sea turtle experts say they're not surprised, and certainly not alarmed, to see dramatically lower...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-06/labor-day-holiday-signals-end
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. penalized $1.4 billion for deadly pipeline blast

...635 million penalty.The administrative law judges found that PG&E committed nearly 3,800 violations of state and federal laws, rules, standards or regulations in the operation of its gas transmission system.The blast occurred when a 30-inch...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-02/pacific-gas-electric-co-pe
Across South Carolina

...says it is still illegal to grow marijuana or hemp for any reason in South Carolina, including to extract the oil. Federal law prohibits sending the oil across state lines.Committee co-chairman Sen. Tom Davis says his panel wants to meet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-03/across-south-carolina
Daily, weekly fantasy football games raise legal questions

...believe it's time to review the section of the 2006 federal law that was written specifically to protect fantasy sports...Delaware.The laws in the states take precedence over the federal law and they vary, most of them basing the legality of a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-25/daily-weekly-fantasy-football
Do Georgia colleges need so many sports?

...facilities, operations and compliance with the rules of the National Collegiate Athletic Association and the requirements in federal law known as Title IX mandating equal provisions for men's and women's activities.Since the auditors are accountants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-23/do-ga-colleges-need-so-ma