Tue., April 16, 2013 4:51pm
John Muir is considered one of the environmental movement's founding fathers. He's most celebrated for his work in the West. But if it weren't for a trip to the South, he might not have gone west. He developed some of his core ideas in Savannah.
Mon., June 4, 2012 4:00pm
Tuesday is the deadline for public comments in a plan to deepen Savannah's harbor from 42 to 47 feet. Supporters and opponents of the project have been picking over the massive proposal and have different conclusions for federal officials who'll make a final yes-or-no decision later this year. The US Army Corps of Engineers spent 14 years studying plans to deepen the Savannah harbor.
Tue., April 10, 2012 3:50pm
A coalition of Electric Membership Cooperatives is pulling out of Plant Ben Hill in South Georgia. However, the coalition has reached an agreement with their environmental group opponents on Plant Washington in Middle Georgia. Both plants have been a font of litigation since their inception.
Mon., April 9, 2012 5:10pm
Potential health effects of emissions from Plant Scherer near Macon are under a new review by the state. It comes after high levels of radioactive uranium reportedly surfaced in nearby wells.
Fri., May 20, 2011 3:51pm
There's no good route for trucks carrying liquefied natural gas through Savannah. That's the conclusion of a safety consultant hired to review a trucking proposal. Houston-based El Paso Corporation wants to put up to 58 trucks a day on Savannah roads.
Tue., December 7, 2010 9:41am
The EPD will hold a public hearing on water use by a proposed plant in Washington county. The plant wants to pump water from the Oconee River to be used in the Ogeechee river basin.
Tue., April 13, 2010 8:11pm
A state fund that gives local communities cheap loans for their water and s
Tue., March 30, 2010 3:22pm
State lawmakers are urging Congress to not pass cap and trade legislation i
Sun., March 21, 2010 9:44am
This week the state senate is expected to vote on a bill that would make i
Tue., February 16, 2010 8:20pm
Environmentalists don't think it'll amount to much, but some are worried no