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Army Corps of Engineers seeks public comments on proposal to renew and revise nationwide permits

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today it is seeking comments on its proposal to renew and revise 50 nationwide permits for work in wetlands and other waters that are regulated by Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and/or Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899. In addition, USACE is proposing to issue two new nationwide permits that pertain to authorizing the removal of low-head dams and the construction and maintenance of living shorelines. [Read More]
Published: Jun-01-16

Water safety media event to be held May 25

LAKE HARTWELL, Ga. – A pre-Memorial Day weekend water safety media event at Lake Hartwell is [Read More]
Published: May-20-16

Teacher’s Institute spotlights CSS Georgia discoveries

SAVANNAH, Ga. – A Teacher’s Institute spotlighting discoveries from the recently recovered CSS [Read More]
Published: May-13-16

Thurmond Lake offers free entry for two outdoor recreation events

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Two nationally recognized days for outdoor play will be celebrated at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Thurmond Lake Office May 21 for Kids to Parks Day and June 11 for Get Outdoors Day. [Read More]
Published: May-06-16

Corps seeks public comments on hydrilla management plan to reduce bald eagle deaths at J. Strom Thurmond Lake

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Wildlife managers have a plan to decrease the number of bald eagle deaths related to the invasive plant hydrilla growing in Thurmond Lake through the use of grass-eating carp and herbicide. [Read More]
Published: Apr-26-16

Hartwell Lake campgrounds and day use areas to open for recreation season

SAVANNAH, Ga. – As the peak of the 2016 recreation season approaches, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Hartwell Lake Office will open the following campgrounds and day use areas May 1: [Read More]
Published: Apr-22-16

National Safe Boating Week promotes safe, responsible boating

This week the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is teaming up with the National Safe Boating Council and other boating safety advocates across the nation to promote safe and responsible boating during National Safe Boating Week, May 17-23. [Read More]
Published: May-20-14

New Georgia gun law does not affect Corps lakes, lands

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Georgia’s House Bill 60, or the Safe Carry Protection Act of 2014, signed into law [Read More]
Published: May-15-14

Thurmond Marina temporarily closed

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers J. Strom Thurmond Lake Office temporarily close the Thurmond Marina located in Columbia County, Georgia, beginning May 14. [Read More]
Published: May-14-14

Corps to close portions of lock and dam due to safety concerns

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District and the City of Augusta, Georgia, will close all access to a portion of the New Savannah Bluff Lock & Dam on May 15 due to safety concerns with the aging structure. Operation of the lock will also end May 15. [Read More]
Published: May-07-14
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