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Permit fee increases suspended pending national review

SAVANNAH, Ga. – We are delaying the implementation of fee increases for shoreline permits in the South Atlantic region while Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, conducts a national review of the shoreline management program fees. The South Atlantic region will … Continue reading

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Public comments sought to update Thurmond Lake shoreline management plan

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, seeks public comments for an upcoming shoreline management plan update for the J. Strom Thurmond Lake project. The Corps will hold public workshops in three communities March 2-5 to … Continue reading

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Corps alerts lakeside property owners of impacts, consequences of cutting trees on public lands

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Hartwell Lake Office is investigating and pursuing restitution for seven cases of major destruction to public lands surrounding Hartwell Lake. The destruction cases represent an unprecedented increase in property owners illegally removing trees and … Continue reading

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How to maintain the long-term depth of your cove

By Zach Harkness Shoreline Management Ranger, Hartwell Lake We often receive questions from shoreline permit holders inquiring if they can protect their coves from silting-in when lake levels are down. During prolonged periods of drought, silting can reduce the long-term … Continue reading

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