Mon., May 20, 2013 9:00am
One of Georgia's negotiators in a tri-state water dispute is president of a lobbying firm that has sought to develop a technology touted as a partial solution to that feud. A top state official and others say the situation could look like a conflict even though it is legal.
Mon., May 13, 2013 9:00am
A water dispute between Alabama, Florida and Georgia over metro Atlanta's water use has spilled into Congress. A bill allowing the government to construct and manage river and harbor projects included a rule that could have threatened north Georgia's ability to take water from Lake Lanier and Lake Allatoona.
Mon., April 8, 2013 2:05pm
Georgia Congressman Doug Collins has started a caucus in the US House to reform the US Army Corps of Engineers. Collins says the bureaucracy in many federal construction projects has made the Corps fiscally irresponsible and inefficient.
Mon., March 25, 2013 4:06pm
Georgia lawmakers have hatched a plan to resolve a 195-year border dispute with Tennessee. They say it’s not the first time they’ve tried to patch things up, but it might be the last before they take Tennessee to court.
Sun., March 24, 2013 10:02am
A plan to send extra water down creeks and streams in southwest Georgia is creating conflict in the General Assembly.
Thu., February 21, 2013 6:00am
A state Senate panel Wednesday approved a plan to resolve a 195-year border dispute with Tennessee. Under the plan, Georgia would cede most of the disputed land, but would gain access to the Tennessee River.
Tue., February 12, 2013 5:44pm
Georgia lawmakers have hatched yet another plan to resolve a 195-year border dispute with Tennessee. The idea, which the state House approved Tuesday, would also fix the state's water supply problem, and would involve giving up most of the land in dispute in exchange for access to the Tennessee River.
Thu., October 4, 2012 9:30am
Florida Gov. Rick Scott says the state's oyster industry appears near collapse and needs help to survive. He said that includes getting more fresh water coming into Apalachicola Bay from Georgia.
Wed., May 23, 2012 12:08pm
A north Georgia reservoir is filled with water after more than a decade of planning and construction.
Wed., February 22, 2012 11:00am
Gov. Nathan Deal's administration is hosting three workshops for local officials seeking state funding for water supply projects. The Republican governor has proposed spending $300 million over four years to pay for projects such as reservoirs that increase Georgia's water supply.