The Georgia House has adopted a resolution supporting the deepening of the Port in Savannah as well, as one across the state line in South Carolina.
The House endorsed the measure 167-3 on Tuesday. It already passed the Senate.
An official with the US Army Corp of Engineers says, it now will be at least 2016 before the Savannah harbor deepening project can be completed.
And the Corp's Savannah District Commander, Colonel Jeff Hall says, that's "if" final approval and funding come next year.
Under pressure from investors the Southern Company has agreed to share environmental impact information about water use at power plants. Requests for environmental impact data are up 50-percent this year.
The nation’s second-largest airline says it will lose between $250 million to $400 million this year due to the crisis in Japan. Due to that and higher fuel costs, Delta is again scaling-back its flight schedules.
There’s hope a funding plan might soon be in-place to keep a network of weather monitoring stations running across Georgia. It involves bringing all interested parties together to pay their fair share.
The job market for new college graduates appears to be reviving.
After two years of grim forecasts, employers say, they'll be hiring more new grads this year.
But the newly-graduated might have to reign in their expectations.
A Milledgeville manufacturing facility is expanding, and adding up to 300 jobs. According to the Atlanta Business Chronicle the expansion is worth 36-million dollars.Triumph Aerostructures Vought Aircraft Division makes parts for aircraft manufacturers like Boeing, Gulfstream and Sikorsky.