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Belton, S.C., spill a cautionary tale on pipeline safety, advocates say

...petrochemicals in it, it's essentially contaminated forever. "But people need to realize our aquifer system (along the Georgia coast) is buried beneath hundreds of feet of sediment, and some of it is what we call low-permeable clay," he said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-11-15/belton-sc-spill-cautionary-ta
Tybee Island continues talks on limiting open-air alcohol consumption

...Who do we want to be?'"To be fair, Tybee isn't the only coastal city on the East Coast ? or even on the Georgia coast ? that still allows for drinking on the beach.In Glynn County, home to the unincorporated St. Simons Island...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-11-13/tybee-island-continues-talks-limiti
Sea turtles set new nesting records in Georgia, Florida

...effort," said Hoffman, a biologist for the National Park Service on federally managed Cumberland Island off the Georgia coast. "You're talking about being in the sun, hauling equipment and digging holes, pounding stakes."All the hard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-07/sea-turtles-set-new-nesting-records
Scientists study how rising seas will reshape Georgia coast

...and marshes flushed with saltwater by ocean tides so they can better predict how rising sea levels will reshape the Georgia coast over the next century.Studies show that rising seas are slowly flooding low-lying areas of dry land along the coast...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-30/scientists-study-how-rising-seas-wi
Digging begins to deepen Savannah harbor

TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. - After a 16-year wait for studies and funding, workers aboard a 220-foot barge off the Georgia coast have begun deepening the channel used by cargo ships to reach the busy Port of Savannah. Officials for contractor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-09-14/digging-begins-deepen-savann
Georgia coast facing storm next week

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Emergency officials on the Georgia coast are urging residents to start preparing for possible trouble from Tropical Storm Erika.The Chatham County Emergency Management...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/weather/2015-08-27/georgia-coast-facing-storm-
3rd Navy sailor pleads guilty in case of women recorded in showers aboard submarine

...in the division of being a narc," McGarity said.Seven sailors stationed at Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base on the Georgia coast have been charged in connection with the videos, which Navy prosecutors say were traded "like Pokemon" cards...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-29/3rd-navy-sailor-pleads
FEMA wants Georgia to earn funds by crystal-ball storm forecasting

...significant natural hazard, the tropical cyclone?The Georgia coast is recognized as one the five most "overdue" locations...United States. There were three direct strikes on the Georgia coast in 17 years (1881, 1893, and 1898), which is probably...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-04-04/fema-wants-georg
Proposed Palmetto Pipeline demonstrates no pressing public need

...River and down the length of the Georgia coast, energy giant Kinder Morgan needs...event of a hurricane hitting the Georgia coast. More than 75 percent of Savannah's...terminals. A hurricane on the Georgia coast would not affect these sources...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-05-10/proposed-palmett
Winner, third-place finisher have different takes on the Senior PGA Championship course

...champion began his season by playing all six weeks in the fall. That included going from the McGladrey Classic on the Georgia coast to Kuala Lumpur for the CIMB Classic, and then back to Mississippi for the Sanderson Farms.He began 2015 by playing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-05-26/winner-third-place-finisher-