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11:00 am on Thursday March 15, 2012

Charleston Harbor entrance channel dredging to end this week

Image by Flickr user mikebairdThe $3.5 million project of dredging of Charleston Harbor's entrance channel is expected to finish this week. According to the article in the Charleston Regional Business Journal, Manson Construction Co. has removed...
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...
6:50 am on Thursday February 23, 2012

Federal government marks $4.2M to study a deeper Charleston port (Update: Reserve fund)

Image by Flickr user roger4336 The Panama Canal will soon be passing larger ships, and ports around the world are scrambling to accommodate.Update February 23: The House Ways and Means Committee included a reserve fund for the Charleston Harbor...
2:39 am on Saturday February 18, 2012

Public input sought on a deeper Charleston port (Update: Positive)

Image by Flickr user ingridtaylar Update February 18: While federal and local dollars continue to accumulate for the deepening of the Charleston Harbor, the Charleston Regional Business Journal writes that the effort has received generally positive...
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...
12:07 pm on Thursday November 10, 2011

South Carolina again blocks Savannah River port improvements (Update: Deal)

Flickr user .:[ Melissa ]:. Update November 10: A compromise has been struck and offers some guarentees of environmental quality by Georgia. First reporting October 3: Mirroring a trend across the nation and world, the Savannah River is slated to...

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