Palmetto Pipeline surveys continue despite state denial of project

...Manager Michael Kaigler gave the company verbal permission to survey the county's 641-acre Blue Sky Preserve on the Ogeechee River in early March, with no special conditions noted. On April 8, Assistant County Engineer Suzanne Cooler revoked...

State pulls Ogeechee River permit

...to analyze the effect of its discharge on the Ogeechee River.The Georgia Environmental Protection Division...158,609. The facility discharges to the Ogeechee River.? The Ogeechee River Research Proposal involves Georgia Southern University...

Ogeechee River monitoring debated

Few people disagree that the Ogeechee River needs more scrutiny after a major 2011 fish kill...We do oppose it because it is not protecting the Ogeechee River and doesn't offer appropriate studies to do an adequate...

Southeastern Natural Sciences Academy vies for Ogeechee River research funds

...water quality in the polluted Ogeechee River.Georgia's Environmental Protection...the resource (in this case the Ogeechee River) be considered."The academy's...would provide more benefits to the Ogeechee River. "The Academy has a proven track...

DNR: Disease kills 33,000 fish in Ogeechee River

...SAVANNAH, Ga. - A mysterious disease outbreak in the Ogeechee River last month killed more than 33,000 fish of several...Wedincamp and others who live and work along the Ogeechee River say they're worried authorities will give up without...

Property owners along Ogeechee River challenge property assessments due to chemicals

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Property owners along the Ogeechee River are challenging the tax assessed values of their land. They say it's lost value because of chemical discharges from a textile...

King America Finishing to create Ogeechee River nature center

...Finish ing, which is intended to allow the company to proceed with environmental improvement projects to benefit the Ogeechee River in east Georgia," EPD spokesman Kevin Chambers said in a statement.The company came under scrutiny in May 2011...

Textile plant to pay $1 million in Ogeechee River fish kill

...38,634 fish died along a 70-mile stretch of the Ogeechee River.In a 22-page consent order prepared by Georgia's...wastewater, which was ultimately discharged to the Ogeechee River in violation of their permit," EPD spokesman Kevin...

Textile plant faces stricter permit after Ogeechee River fish kill

...38,634 fish died along a 70-mile stretch of the Ogeechee River.Georgia's Environmental Protection Division...wastewater, which was ultimately discharged to the Ogeechee River in violation of its permit.

Erin Brockovich to investigate Ogeechee pollution

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- The beleaguered Ogeechee River has a newfound friend in Erin Brockovich.The environmental...Ogeechee."All of us have spent many a day in the Ogeechee River," she said. "Under the circumstances, I'm not...