Federal court slaps down Corps plan for Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam

Federal court slaps down Corps plan for Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam

Article originally written by Sandy Hodson & Tom Corwin, Summarized by The Alliance for Fort Gordon

A federal court has permanently barred the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from implementing a plan that would remove New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam in favor of a fish passage that did not maintain the current pool of water in the Savannah River.

U.S. District Judge Richard Mark Gergel sided with South Carolina and the city of Augusta in finding the proposed plan did not meet the requirements of a 2016 federal law that if the lock and dam were removed, the pool of water must be maintained at the level it was at the time.

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