Tue., April 10, 2012 10:00am
The South Carolina Supreme Court has agreed to hear a dispute over a state water quality permit for the dredging of the Savannah River shipping channel. The court on Monday said it would take original jurisdiction in the case, meaning the issue does not have to be heard first by lower courts.
Fri., March 9, 2012 4:53pm
The Port of Savannah will get a new heavy-lift crane after Savannah economic development officials received a grant from the state. It’s one of five economic development projects getting $7.5 million this year from the OneGeorgia Authority.
Tue., February 7, 2012 4:19pm
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley's spokesman says she plans to veto a measure opposing her board's decision to allow Georgia to dredge the Savannah River and expand its port.
Fri., January 20, 2012 8:52am
Gov. Nathan Deal and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed are in Washington meeting with Transportation Department Secretary Ray LaHood to discuss the deepening of the Savannah port.
Fri., December 9, 2011 7:57am
Conservation groups are suing to stop Savannah harbor deepening. The Savannah Riverkeeper, the Southern Environmental Law Center and other groups are challenging a South Carolina agency’s approval of a permit for the dredging of the Savannah River.
Thu., November 10, 2011 2:38pm
The board that oversees South Carolina's environmental agency has approved a compromise with the Army Corps of Engineers over a permit to dredge the Savannah River.
Tue., October 25, 2011 4:11pm
Georgia officials will meet with South Carolina’s Department of Health and Environmental Control about the Savannah Harbor deepening project. The meeting comes after South Carolina rejected one of the project's permits.
Tue., August 30, 2011 4:38pm
As lawmakers wrap up a special session this week, one Senator is already thinking about the next legislative session in January, and the 'perfect storm' of issues facing Georgia, including dwindling water reserves, rising energy costs and aging infrastructure.
Wed., June 1, 2011 8:21am
Governor Nathan Deal and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed will be in Washington Wednesday to lobby for more funds to deepen Savannah's port. The bipartisan duo will meet with U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood.
Tue., January 25, 2011 9:36am
GPB’s Edgar Treiguts caught-up with Isakson for updates on a handful of topics important to Georgians.