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3:07 am on Wednesday June 6, 2012

Fallout over OK-to-dredge ruling for Savannah River lands in S.C. Supreme Court

Flickr user .:[ Melissa ]:. The fallout over the OK-to-dredge decision for the S.C. DHEC continues — now with a hearing before the S.C. Supreme Court. Most interestingly, court justices pushed on DHEC over whether or not the agency was by law...
2:06 am on Friday March 2, 2012

S.C. lawmakers looks to 'roll back' Savannah River deepening OK (Update: Law)

Image by Flickr user .:[ Melissa ]:. Update March 2: With little surprise, the Senate has joined the House in overriding Gov. Nikki Haley's veto. The Senate voted 39-0 and the House 111-1 to defeat Haley's attempt to keep S.C. DHEC's rules with...
12:00 am on Friday March 2, 2012

S.C. lawmakers looks to 'roll back' Savannah River deepening OK (Update: Law)

Flickr user .:[ Melissa ]:. Update March 2: With little surprise, the Senate has joined the House in overriding Gov. Nikki Haley's veto. The Senate voted 39-0 and the House 111-1 to defeat Haley's attempt to keep S.C. DHEC's rules with regard to...
11:50 am on Wednesday January 4, 2012

In port deepening debate, funding once again halted for a Jasper Port (updated with video)

Image by Flickr user Dr. Jaus Update January 4: In the video above, Jim Newsome, CEO of the S.C. State Ports Authority, and Andrew Fulghum, county administrator for Jasper County, discuss plans to develop a container terminal on the South Carolina...
5:19 am on Tuesday January 3, 2012

In port deepening debate, funding once again halted for a Jasper Port (Updated)

Flickr user Dr. Jaus Update January 3: No new news on this one, but loads of context. The Times and Democrat has chimed in to back up the notion that Jasper economic development has fallen prey to politics, in part: The Jasper concept has been...
6:50 am on Friday December 9, 2011

S.C. goes to war on self, following deal to deepen the Savannah port (Update: Fire on Haley)

Flickr user .:[ Melissa ]:. Update December 9: With a 7-3 vote, senators cleared Gov. Nikki Haley's staff of any undue influence in the Savanna port-gate. But many of the Senators still believe that Haley herself had a hand in getting the DHEC...
2:46 am on Friday December 9, 2011

S.C. goes to war on self, following deal to deepen the Savannah port (Update: Fire on Haley)

Image by Flickr user .:[ Melissa ]:. The Savannah River seems to be running red these days.Update December 9: With a 7-3 vote, senators cleared Gov. Nikki Haley's staff of any undue influence in the Savanna port-gate. But many of the Senators...
6:11 am on Monday August 8, 2011

S.C., Ga. back together in support of Jasper Port (update: for now)

Flickr user Dr. Jaus (First reporting July 25, updates at the bottom.) The Savannah Morning News is reporting that after a not too friendly halt to Jasper Port dealings, officials from S.C. and Ga. have come back to the table to proceed with...
9:52 am on Wednesday January 26, 2011

Beaufort-Jasper group signs in support of Savannah River deepening (update: S.C. river group protests)

Flickr user Dr. Jaus Update January 26: The Savannah Morning News is reporting that the South Carolina group, the Savannah River Maritime Commission, is now protesting. Originally the group had expressed tentative support, but upon seeing a...
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