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10/30/2014
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Regions with approval getting major work done

Times-Herald

Date: 10/26/2014 5:59:00 AM

Those regions were River Valley, Central Savannah River and Heart of Georgia/ Altamaha regions. The River Valley region is located just south of Three Rivers and covers 16 counties, including Harris and Muscogee, and the cities of Columbus and Americus

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Marco Rubio’s Apology Tour

Bloomberg

Date: 10/24/2014 8:36:00 PM

At Duncan's summer barbecue in Anderson, S.C., about 90 minutes from J. Strom Thurmond Lake in the hilly northwest corner of the state, a crowd of 1,200 people bought $25 tickets for pulled-pork sandwiches, sweet iced tea, and a chance to see the 43-year

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There's plenty of good fishing left

The Augusta Chronicle

Date: 10/23/2014 2:45:00 PM

Thurmond Lake’s fisheries have turned on, big time. Striped bass, largemouth bass, white perch, hybrids, crappies, bluegills. . .you name it, it’s being caught during one of the terrific bites of the year. Catfish? Didn’t mention them, but reports

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Clemson, SRNL collaborate on nuclear waste research

Aiken Standard

Date: 10/22/2014 4:36:00 PM

The Savannah River National Laboratory is in a partnership with Clemson University to research more stable ways to isolate and store nuclear waste using minerals. According to a press release, the three-year project recently won an $800,000 research grant

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Georgia watchdog attacks plan to add nukes along the Savannah; Corps downplays effect on river

Anderson Independent-Mail

Date: 10/22/2014 4:00:00 PM

A Georgia environmental group has included a nuclear plant expansion along the Savannah River on its just-released Dirty Dozen list for 2014. The Georgia Water Coalition — made up of 200-plus conservation, environmental, outdoors and faith-based

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• River: Savannah River
• Surface Area: 71,100 Acres
• Shoreline: 1,200 Miles
• Length: 39 Miles
• Maximum Depth: 141 feet
J. Strom Thurmond Dam and Lake


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' J. Strom Thurmond Lake is a man-made lake bordering Georgia and South Carolina on the Savannah, Broad, and Little Rivers. The lake is created by the Thurmond Dam, located on the Savannah River 22 miles above Augusta, Ga., and 239.5 miles above the mouth of the Savannah River. The lake extends 39.4 miles up the Savannah River, 29 miles up the Little River, and 6.5 miles up the Broad River in Georgia, and 17 miles up the Little River in South Carolina.

At full pool elevation, Thurmond Lake comprises nearly 71,100 acres of water and 1,200 miles of shoreline. The Thurmond Project was designed for flood control, hydropower, fish and wildlife, water quality, water supply, downstream navigation and recreation. It's one of the top 10 most-visited Corps lakes in the nation!






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