Wed., January 5, 2011 10:02pm
Georgia officials are worried about a potential monkey wrench in the Savannah harbor deepening project. South Carolina environmental officials say, they won't certify that the project meets their state's water quality standards until after a year-long review. Scientists have been studying the issue for 11 years and Georgia officials want the harbor deepened as soon as possible.
Mon., December 13, 2010 4:46pm
Fresh off his appointment to the powerful US House Appropriations Committee, Georgia Republican Congressman Tom Graves says, his anti-earmark pledge applies even to harbor deepening. State officials consider the half-billion-dollar project to deepen the Port of Savannah critical for job creation. But in his first week since being named to the House panel that oversees federal spending, Graves says, he will put the nation's interest first.
Thu., September 2, 2010 4:13pm
The head of the Georgia Ports Authority says, Georgia won't be able to finish a critical harbor deepening project in time for an expansion at the Panama Canal. Larger ships will be sailing through the canal in 2014 and ports officials wanted Savannah's harbor deepened to accomodate larger ships before then.
Mon., July 19, 2010 3:38pm
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will only pay for a 47 foot depth, the amount they think is economically justifiable.
Tue., May 11, 2010 10:49am
The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers is expected to release its Environmental Im
Thu., November 19, 2009 2:38pm
Unless Congress intervenes, millions of metro Atlantans will lose access to