J. STROM THURMOND DAM, Ga. - Maj. Alex Duffy, Savannah District deputy commander, leads a hurricane preparedness tabletop exercise at J. Strom Thurmond Dam, Georgia May 5. These types of exercises help staff sections within the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plan around natural and man-made disasters. Corps staff reacted to a scenario based on Hurricane Michael, which struck the Florida panhandle, southeast Alabama, and southwest Georgia in 2018.
SAVANNAH, Ga. – Andrea Farmer, Savannah District archeologist, left, speaks to Commodore Philip Nash during a visit to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District in Savannah, Georgia on April 28. Nash, who is the Royal Naval attaché to the U.S. at the British Embassy in Washington D.C., visited the Corps to view the 19 cannon and various other artifacts that the Corps recently recovered in the Savannah River during its Savannah Harbor Expansion Project.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has begun preparing for the hurricane season in the Southeast with an extensive schedule of training and safety exercises throughout Georgia.
Savannah District representatives Nathan Wilkes, Jared Lopes, Andrea Farmer, Daniel McGraw, and Craig Clarke join Julia Pearce, middle, from the Tybee MLK Human Rights Organization, at the Cockspur Island Community Day at Fort Pulaski National Monument April 18.
Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah and Jacksonville Districts began collaborating in February on a restoration project at the Dredged Material Containment Area 1S, located on the Savannah River near Port Wentworth, Georgia, as part of the mitigation requirements associated with the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, announced the deepening portion of the Savannah Harbor, and the associated shipping channel, were completed March 8. This project is part of a 23-year effort to deepen the Savannah River from an authorized depth of 42 feet to 47 feet and extend it seven miles further into the Atlantic.
Shore and sea birds scope out the new Altamaha bird island.
After years of observation, recovery, and careful conservation, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District completed the archaeological data recovery of the CSS Georgia, a Confederate ironclad gunboat scuttled in the Savannah River near Fort Jackson during the Civil War, this month.
Susan Smith is a Savannah District Construction Division project engineer on Fort Stewart. In this video she recently spoke about a fuel containment curb installation project that's just one example of how the district is continuing the mission despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. .

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This Proposed Plan is being presented by the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to allow the public to review and comment on the preferred remedial alternative at the Former Donaldson Air Force Base Area of Concern 8, Formerly Used Defense Sites (FUDS) Project No. I04SC009606 located in Greenville, South Carolina.

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has prepared an Integrated Feasibility Report (IFR)/Environmental Assessment (EA) and a draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) under the authority of Section 1201 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016 and in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), as amended, for the Brunswick Harbor Navigation Project Modifications and Harbor Dredging Operations and Maintenance in Glynn County, Georgia. The IFR-EA presents the results of the study, an analysis of the impacts of the proposed measures on the environment, and an evaluation of the effects of continued operations and maintenance (O&M).


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Stanton Springs North

PROJECT NAME: Stanton Springs North (SAS-2020-00182) COUNTY: Morgan and Walton Counties, Georgia NEAREST NAMED WATERBODIES: Dennis Creek, Hunnicut Creek, and Rawlings Branch OVERALL PROJECT PURPOSE: Construction of a facility for the manufacture and distribution of fully electric vehicles, including an approximately 15 million square foot building footprint with attendant facilities and infrastructure.
Published: 5/18/2022