Mon., April 1, 2013 3:16pm
A coastal-area landowner has agreed to restore several square miles of wetlands after he built illegal roads and ditches on them. Glynn County resident Wayne Hutcheson built the roads to access his property better. But he didn't have the state and federal approval that's required any time development affects protected marshes.
Mon., April 1, 2013 1:02pm
A Glynn County landowner has agreed to restore 700 acres of wetlands damaged in the construction of two-and-a-half miles of roads and ditches near the Georgia coast.
Sat., March 30, 2013 11:00am
A coastal Georgia landowner has agreed to restore 700 acres of wetlands that were damaged when he illegally built more than two miles of roads and ditches.
Thu., January 31, 2013 1:00pm
Environmental groups are asking a federal appeals court to overturn a judge's ruling that would allow the Navy to build an undersea training range close to waters where endangered right whales give birth each winter off the coasts of south Georgia and north Florida.
Mon., November 5, 2012 5:00pm
The US Army Corps of Engineers wants to push forward with the Savannah harbor deepening project without South Carolina approval. If the Obama administration grants the exemption it would render moot a South Carolina Supreme Court decision last week.
Mon., September 10, 2012 12:48pm
A federal judge says the Navy can build a $100 million offshore training range for submarine warfare despite environmentalists' concerns that it would threaten endangered right whales. A US District Judge ruled the Navy took a "hard look" before concluding risks to whales would be minimal off the coast of southern Georgia and northern Florida.
Tue., February 14, 2012 3:57pm
A new study finds carbon neutrality will take as much as 50 years. In the meantime Georgia forests could feel negative impact. Many Georgia products going overseas.
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.
Mon., November 28, 2011 1:00am
More than a dozen Georgia roadless areas are expected to get new protections. A federal judge has upheld a Clinton-era ban on new roads on federal land. The ruling affects more than a dozen areas in North Georgia's Chattahoochee National Forest. The decision clears the way for the Obama administration to start enforcing the so-called "roadless rule."
Fri., April 29, 2011 3:52pm
Federal officials want to manage national forests with climate change in mind. That's one of the many goals of a proposed massive overhaul of the way the National Forest Service manages public land. It's the first major change in forest management practices in almost 30 years.