Griff Lynch, President and CEO of the Georgia Ports Authority, addresses the audience during the 2023 Brunswick State of the Port Luncheon held at the Jekyll Island Convention Center, Oct. 30, 2023. The Port of Brunswick primarily operates as an auto and machinery port for roll--on/roll--off cargo and GPA is aiming to make it the top Ro/Ro port by 2026.
Three Savannah District members graduated from the USACE Regional Leadership Development Program last week in Atlanta: Charles Bauer, Shahidou Mariko, and Christina Alford. The challenging 10-month program provides motivated, high-performing employees with a broad organizational perspective, and an opportunity to learn regional strategy from senior leaders.

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Corps of Engineers to Host Youth Waterfowl Hunts at Richard B. Russell Lake
ELBERTON, Ga. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, will conduct youth waterfowl hunts at the Richard B. Russell Project during the months of December and January for participants 9-16...
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 Review Plan for Turpentine Run, St. Thomas, USVI

Turpentine Run is a Flood Risk Management project located within the Nadir development of St. Thomas and is authorized for design and construction. This Review Plan defines the scope and level of peer review activities required during the design process.

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 DRAFT FINAL FINDING OF SUITABILITY TO TRANSFER (FOST) for Fort Gillem, Georgia, North Landfill Area, FTG-01

Finding of Suitability to Transfer (FOST) is to document the environmental suitability of the North Landfill Area Property (hereafter “the Property”) at Fort Gillem for transfer to the Urban Redevelopment Agency of the City of Forest Park consistent with Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) Section 120(h) and Department of Defense policy. In addition, the FOST includes the CERCLA Notice, Covenant, and Access Provisions and other Deed Provisions and the Environmental Protection Provisions (EPPs) necessary to protect human health or the environment after such transfer.

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 Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Federal Navigation Channel Cumberland Dividings Maintenance Dredging Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact

The Corps is proposing to conduct maintenance dredging of shoaled areas within the Cumberland Dividings area of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW), from river miles 704.5 through 709.5, and has developed placement alternatives that consider previously used upland placement sites as well as beneficial use of dredged material (BUDM) placement areas consistent with Section 125 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2020.

Approximately 316,000 cubic yards of sediment will be removed from the channel utilizing Hydraulic cutterhead dredges. The Corps is proposing placement of dredged material at one preferred site that would restore a highly eroded island habitat. The proposed location was chosen with consideration toward cultural, environmental, economic, and recreational resources.

 Proposed Plan Burial Site No. 3, FTG-09 Fort Gillem, Forest Park, Georgia

The Department of the Army invites the public to review and comment on the Proposed Plan (PP) for Burial Site No. 3, FTG-09, at Fort Gillem in Forest Park, Georgia. The PP presents the U.S. Army’s (Army) Preferred Remedial Alternative that addresses contaminated soil and groundwater at FTG-09. The Army’s Preferred Remedial Alternative at the FTG-09 Site includes On-Post Source Area and Off-Post Groundwater South of FTG-09. The Preferred Remedial Alternative for the On-Post Source Area is Chemical Oxidation.

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SAS-2023-00910 (SP-OMW)

PROJECT NAME:  Jackson Quarry Expansion. COUNTY:  Jackson. NEAREST NAMED WATERWAY:  Opossum Creek. OVERALL PROJECT PURPOSE:  To expand an existing mining quarry and construct overburden storage berms, an access road, and a sediment pond.
Published: 11/28/2023