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Area legislators form Savannah River Caucus

...about getting federal funding to deepen the river's shipping channel and dealing with saltwater intrusion into the Floridan Aquifer they draw drinking water from. Powell said they would get involved in those issues as well if members ask them...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-02-12/area-legislators-form-sa
SC seeks to keep drinking from Savannah River

...Carolina's excessive groundwater withdrawals. Over-pumping is pushing salt water from the Atlantic into the Upper Floridan Aquifer, contaminating wells.However, more than drinking water is at stake.Regulators are trying to figure out how...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-02-22/sc-seeks-keep-drinking-s
Much is left to do in final 3 days

...Senate Finance Committee - HOUSE BILL 55: Extending the moratorium against storing treated surface water in the Floridan Aquifer STATUS: Awaiting governor's signature - SENATE BILL 17: Reports legislators who don't file income-tax returns...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/29/met_516279.shtml
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Unfinished business remains

...House, Senate Finance Committee - HB 597*: Extending the moratorium against storing treated surface water in the Floridan Aquifer STATUS: House Natural Resources Committee - HB 480: Replaces annual car tax with a lump-sum, $2,000 tax due...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/15/met_514702.shtml
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Deadline looms for lawmakers

...House, Senate Finance Committee HOUSE BILL 597 Extends the moratorium against storing treated surface water in the Floridan Aquifer Status: House Natural Resources Committee HOUSE BILL 605 Transfers state transportation construction from the Department...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/08/met_513911.shtml
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Transportation bills are on deck

...for full House vote Tuesday HOUSE BILL 597 Extending the moratorium against storing treated surface water in the Floridan Aquifer Status: House Natural Resources Committee HOUSE BILL 605 House version of bill to transfer state transportation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/01/met_513111.shtml
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Officials recess to go over budget

...juvenile offenders Status: Not introduced - Extending the moratorium against storing treated surface water in the Floridan Aquifer Status: Not introduced Source: Georgia General Assembly

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/18/met_508035.shtml
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Across South Carolina

...plans to keep saltwater out of an underground source of water for both states. The states use water from the Upper Floridan aquifer. The water lies beneath Florida, southern Georgia and parts of South Carolina and Alabama. Officials say pumping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/26/met_149258.shtml
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Water plan to put premium on river

...growing consumption of groundwater from the upper Floridan aquifer, which provides groundwater to coastal Georgia...have had all their eggs in one basket: the upper Floridan aquifer," Dr. Couch said. Under a planned re-evaluation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/18/met_46735.shtml
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Tybee Island nears water limit

...enough to hurt their wallets. Tybee is allowed to pump a maximum daily average of 960,000 gallons of water from the Floridan aquifer. Lately its average has been hitting the 915,000 mark. And the city has 100 more condominiums already permitted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/24/met_402143.shtml
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