Tag Archives: Glades Reservoir

Political Notes – Muscogee Nation urges Deal veto

The Muscogee (Creek) Nation is concerned about the impact of SB 346 on burial sites if the bill is signed by Gov. Nathan Deal . . .

Tags: burial mounds , Glades Reservoir , historic sites , Muscogee (Creek) Nation , religious liberty

GEFA okays $40 million for three reservoir projects

Georgia plans to spend $40 million on developing three new reservoirs in the northern part of the state . . .

Tags: GEFA , Glades Reservoir , Kevin Clark , Nathan Deal , reservoirs , Richland Creek reservoir

Endangered rivers list includes Chattahoochee

A national conservation group ranks the Chattahoochee River, Atlanta’s main source of drinking water, as the third most endangered waterway in the U.S. . . .

Tags: Bear Creek , Chattahoochee River , endangered rivers , GEFA , Glades Reservoir , Nathan Deal , reservoirs

Political Notes — Smith introduces ethics revision bill

Legislators introduce bills to revise the state’s ethics laws, but the measures have little prospect of passing . . .

Tags: auto parts plant , Common Cause , consultant fees , Doug Stoner , Dublin , Glades Reservoir , Hall County Commission , lobbyist expenditures , State Ethics Commission , Tommy Smith

Political Notes – Rogers bill would slow spread of broadband

Senate majority leader sponsors bill that will make it more difficult for local governments to install broadband networks offering internet access to their residents . . .

Tags: Allen Barnes , Bill Jackson , Casey Cagle , Chip Rogers , consultant fees , Glades Reservoir , Hall County , Mitt Romney , municipal broadband networks , Nathan Deal , Newt Gingrich

Political Notes – Gingrich raises dollars, also debt

Presidential candidates Newt Gingrich and Herman Cain each raised more than $2 million during the latest quarter, but also took on some campaign debt at the same time; the federal appeals court ruling that restored Metro Atlanta’s access to Lake Lanier could also slow down the impoundment of a Hall County reservoir . . .

Tags: bank loan default , Chatham County judgeship , Chip Rogers , Glades Reservoir , Greg Sapp , Herman Cain , Newt Gingrich , Tom Graves

Hall County moves forward on reservoir project

Hall County plans to push ahead with plans to build a new reservoir upstream from Lake Lanier, applying for a permit from the Army Corps of Engineers . . .

Tags: Army Corps of Engineer , Glades Reservoir , Hall County , Lake Lanier , Upper Chattahoochee Riverkeeper