Mon., April 1, 2013 1:02pm
A Glynn County landowner has agreed to restore 700 acres of wetlands damaged in the construction of two-and-a-half miles of roads and ditches near the Georgia coast.
Sat., March 30, 2013 11:00am
A coastal Georgia landowner has agreed to restore 700 acres of wetlands that were damaged when he illegally built more than two miles of roads and ditches.
Mon., February 4, 2013 3:00am
Public health workers in South Georgia are going house-to-house and yard-to-yard trying to find where all the septic tanks are. It's part of a year-long, federally-funded effort to map the tanks in 11 counties on the Georgia coast. Septic tanks are potential polluters. But the state has no clue how many are here.
Wed., January 16, 2013 5:00pm
A state administrative law judge has ruled in favor of environmental groups in a case challenging buffers for Georgia wetlands. State regulators say a law requiring a vegetative buffer doesn't apply to some Georgia waterways. But environmentalists say the exceptions are few
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.
Mon., May 2, 2011 2:04pm
The EPA's guidelines clarify a decade-old U. S. supreme court ruling that weakened wetlands protection. During that time, coastal construction filled in many wetlands that prevented flooding.