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.
An administrative law judge's decision could make it harder for power companies and other water users to transfer water across basin boundaries. Power company officials say, the difference is only procedural and amounts to a delay of just a matter of months.