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BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, VA – With President Biden’s signing today of the $1.2 trillion bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), you may have mistakenly thought that only road, bridge, rail, power and water infrastructure, public transit, drinking and wastewater, high speed internet, environmental, and…

BoatUS News
ANNAPOLIS, Md., October 7, 2021 – Recycling old fishing line and soft baits into new products is labor-intensive, inefficient and simply, for many anglers, not easy to do. This hampers the ability to grow the volume of line and soft bait recycling in the U.S. However, three BoatUS Foundation and Berkley Recast and…

Environmental Protection Agency
On August 17, 2021, EPA released the National Coastal Condition Assessment, a scientifically rigorous survey of the nation’s estuarine and Great Lakes nearshore waters, and one of the four National Aquatic Resource Surveys (NARS). The National Coastal Condition Assessment (NCCA) reports on the health of estuarine…

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va. – It’s been a tumultuous year for Americans, and getting away from it all on a recreational boat has given many the respite they’ve needed. With lives upended, some recreational boat owners have chosen to reflect on the times when selecting a name for their boat. “Social…

BoatUS News
A Dive Into the 2020 U.S. Coast Guard Boating Safety Statistics Reveal How the Pandemic Affected Boating in Ways Just Beginning to be Understood ANNAPOLIS, Md., July 16, 2021 – The U.S. Coast Guard recently released the 2020 Recreational Boating Statistics, and reports of accidents, fatalities and injuries were…

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., June 29, 2021 – It’s been a tumultuous year for Americans, and getting away from it all on a recreational boat has given many the respite they’ve needed. With lives upended, some recreational boat owners have chosen to reflect on the times when selecting a name for their boat. &ldquo…

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Recreational fishing and boating continues to reach new and diverse audiences according to a new industry study from the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF). The 2021 Special Report on Fishing found that: 19.7 million females went fishing in 2020, a 10%…

BoatUS News
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Boat owners wishing to do good or take advantage of potential tax benefits may consider donating their boats to charity. Often this decision is made at the end of year just before the start of the new tax season. Waiting until the end of the year, however, could shortchange a boater’s potential…

BoatUS News
“Do I know how to be found in an emergency?” That’s a question every boater should ask at the beginning of the boating season. The answer, however, is likely to go far beyond simply having a cellphone aboard. The BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water offers five tips that can potentially…

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., June 1, 2021 – Efforts by the ethanol industry to create a new federal rule that would weaken or eliminate important warning labels designed to prevent boaters and consumers from misfueling with prohibited higher-ethanol fuels at roadside gas pumps has Boat Owners Association of The United States…

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., May 24, 2021 – The traditional kickoff of the summer boating season, Memorial Day weekend, is just days away, and TowBoatUS, the on-water towing service that gets boats home after they break down or run aground, is expecting a very busy 2021 summer boating season ahead with increased boating traffic…

Lake News
On March 17th, the IRS announced that individual taxpayers have until May 17th to file and pay their 2020 federal income tax. You don’t need to file any forms for this relief it’s automatic. It’s important to note that this extension does not apply to corporations, partnerships, estates, or trusts. You…

BoatUS News
ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 23, 2021 – In recreational boating, cellphones are just fine for routine communications. So why do you need a VHF radio – either a handheld or fixed mount – on your boat? Because in an emergency it’s the only thing that can directly connect you to the U.S. Coast Guard’s…

BoatUS News
Applies to boats less than 26 feet operating on plane or above displacement speed SPRINGFIELD, Va., March 15, 2021 – There are new engine cutoff device wear requirements for recreational boat operators as part of the January 1, 2021, passage of National Defense Authorization Act that included a U.S. Coast Guard…

Water Resources Outlook (February 2021)

11/5/2020 12:00:00 PM
Post and Courier Charleston
The National Nuclear Security Administration in a federal notice Thursday confirmed it would pursue the production of nuclear weapon cores at the Savannah River Site, utilizing the mothballed Mixed Ox ...

11/2/2020 9:21:00 AM
Seeking Alpha
Q3 2020 Earnings Conference Call November 2, 2020 9:00 am ET Company Participants Rex Geveden - President, Chief Executive Officer David Black - Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer Mark ...

10/30/2020 1:23:00 PM
Post and Courier Charleston
Dozens of Savannah River Site retirees made their way Friday morning to Pawnee Drive for a quick visit with representatives of Nuclear Care Partners, as the business held a drive-through ...

10/30/2020 10:00:00 AM
The Times and Democrat
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions is using a proven, grassroots initiative to create jobs locally, regionally and nationally, by growing small businesses, both in size and number.

10/30/2020 8:38:29 AM
Augusta-Aiken WRDW-TV on
JACKSON, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - The Savannah River Site this week saw an increase of 10 COVID-19 cases among its workforce. As of Friday morning, SRS had confirmed a cumulative total of 619 cases of COVID ...

10/29/2020 1:43:44 PM
Augusta-Aiken WRDW-TV on
AIKEN, S,C. (WRDW/WAGT) - Savannah River Nuclear Solutions has made a $27,000 donation to the Golden Harvest Food Bank to support the mission to feed Georgia and South Carolina families. Golden ...

10/28/2020 7:40:00 PM
The Coast Guard says they were alerted overnight Tuesday that a 70-year-old man fell off a vessel and did not resurface.

10/28/2020 6:19:07 PM
Savannah WTOC-TV on
SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - UPDATE: The Coast Guard has suspended their search for 70-year-old Joe Williams. “Our thoughts are with the loved ones of Mr. Williams during this very difficult time and we ...

10/28/2020 4:16:00 PM
BELTON, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - A fund of $1.5 million was recently established to protect and remediate water resources in Anderson County after a 2014 pipeline spill damaged waterways that feed the ...

10/28/2020 9:42:00 AM
A fund of $1.5 million was recently established to protect and remediate water resources in Anderson County after a 2014 pipeline spill damaged waterways that feed the Savannah River. The fund is ...

10/28/2020 3:05:00 AM
Post and Courier Charleston
Photos and other artifacts show the energy secretary, sporting activewear, speaking to state and federal lawmakers, visiting the Savannah River National Laboratory and touring the Defense Waste ...

10/27/2020 8:20:00 PM
Post and Courier Charleston
In a guest column in the Aiken Standard on Oct.16 and 17, incumbent Congressman Joe Wilson and his Democratic opponent Adair Boroughs addressed the Savannah River Site’s 70th anniversary. The contrast ...

10/27/2020 6:33:00 AM
SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) -The Coast Guard is searching for a 70-year-old man that fell overboard in the Port of Savannah on Tuesday. Georgia Port Authority notified the Coast Guard on Tuesday morning that ...

10/26/2020 4:13:00 PM
Post and Courier Charleston
The Democrat running to represent South Carolina’s 2nd Congressional District is skeptical about plutonium pit production at the Savannah River Site, a potential mission that would, if successful, ...

10/24/2020 12:05:00 PM
Post and Courier Charleston
Being boots on the ground at the Savannah River Site – a Cold War institution and a contemporary economic powerhouse – was “powerful stuff,” Perry said at the time. Photos and other artifacts show the ...

10/23/2020 10:41:02 AM
Augusta-Aiken WRDW-TV on
AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) – A grant from the National Nuclear Security Administration will help the Savannah River Site Museum illustrate the crucial role the site has played since the 1950s in the ...

10/22/2020 8:25:00 AM
Post and Courier Charleston
The Savannah River Site celebrates its 70th anniversary, and there's no shortage of current headlines surrounding the plant, which now consumes hundreds of square-miles of land.

10/21/2020 12:34:00 PM
The Times and Democrat
Denmark Technical College entered into a memorandum of understanding with Savannah River Remediation that will encourage collaboration between the organizations in regard to the school’s growing ...

10/21/2020 11:10:00 AM
Post and Courier Charleston
President Donald Trump will sign the fiscal year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act, a package key to the Savannah River Site, in December, according to U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson.

10/21/2020 6:17:00 AM
Post and Courier Charleston
U.S. Rep. John Shimkus, a retiring Illinois Republican, sees South Carolina’s Jeff Duncan continuing the nuclear energy and nuclear waste fights in his absence, describing the Palmetto State Republica ...

10/17/2020 1:00:00 PM
Post and Courier Charleston
While the Savannah River Site celebrates its 70th anniversary, it is a time to reflect on the government complex’s major economic impact locally over the years and its missions to ...

10/16/2020 5:24:00 PM
The fight to keep the lock and dam has been a heated debate between the Army Corps of Engineers and those who want to keep the Savannah River how it is. But there’s now a glimmer of hope for progress.

10/16/2020 11:32:17 AM
Augusta-Aiken WRDW-TV on
A judge is allowing two law firms to collect $75 million from the state of South Carolina for helping negotiate a settlement with the federal government over nuclear material left at the Savannah ...

10/15/2020 2:05:00 AM
GovCon Wire
An Amentum -led industry team will continue to provide liquid waste management services at the Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site in South Carolina under a potential two-year, $630M contract ...

10/15/2020 12:47:00 AM
Savannah Morning News
Garden City resident Joe Hinely, who traces his family’s history back to the early Georgia settlement of Ebenezer, has fond memories of taking his ...

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