Wed., April 17, 2013 10:00am
Lawmakers from Georgia and South Carolina are pledging to hold additional meetings to discuss water issues along the Savannah River. Georgia lawmakers spent several hours visiting to the Statehouse in Columbia yesterday.
Fri., March 15, 2013 12:50pm
Georgia and South Carolina lawmakers who represent districts along the Savannah River plan to meet next month to discuss several topics, including the Savannah harbor deepening.
Thu., February 21, 2013 5:00pm
Federal accounting watchdogs say a facility near Augusta designed to convert weapons-grade plutonium into commercial reactor fuel is $2 billion over budget. A General Accountability Office report issued last week also says the mixed-oxide or MOX plant is years behind schedule.
Wed., February 6, 2013 3:38pm
An international conference in Charleston is tackling a topic that folks in Savannah are talking about more and more. Cruise ships and their impact on historic communities is the focus of a three-day meeting. Charleston is ahead of Savannah in developing a multi-million-dollar cruise ship industry.
Thu., January 24, 2013 9:02am
Port officials from Georgia and South Carolina have canceled their January meeting on the states' troubled plans to build a jointly owned port terminal on the Savannah River. They said an updated study on the economic viability of building the shipping terminal isn't ready.
Tue., December 18, 2012 12:54pm
Georgia's environmental chief says he wants to continue talks with South Carolina over saltwater intrusion on the coast. A committee for years has been discussing ways to stop a saltwater plume that's contaminating wells near Savannah. But the committee hasn't met in months and South Carolina officials are calling more loudly for action.
Thu., September 27, 2012 3:15pm
With the Atlantic storm season nearing its end, the National Weather Service is taking some of its coastal-area radars offline to give them upgrades. The switch to so-called dual-polorization doppler radars is part of a 50 million dollar national radar renovation aimed at boosting forecast accuracy and speeding weather alerts.
Wed., August 8, 2012 9:18am
The plaintiffs suing over the $650 million deepening of the Savannah River shipping channel want a federal judge to rule the project is subject to all South Carolina environmental laws.
Tue., July 24, 2012 11:39am
South Carolina officials want a new agreement with Georgia to limit pumping from the aquifer that provides drinking water to coastal communities in both states. The Island Packet of Hilton Head reports Department of Health and Environmental Control Director Catherine Templeton says if an agreement is not reached, the federal courts may have to decide the issue.
Fri., June 29, 2012 9:11am
Fishing limits and regulations are about to change for rivers and lakes shared by Georgia and South Carolina. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources says the revised rules will take effect Sunday when the calendar turns to July. Georgia and South Carolina have an agreement to allow anglers to fish in border waters with a license from either state. The terms needed to change because South Carolina recently revised its fishing law.