Southern Co. is buying a 50 percent share in a 7,600-mile Kinder Morgan pipeline system that runs through multiple states and includes one line that connects to the Elba Island LNG terminal in Chatham County and another that runs down the Georgia coast.
The Clean Energy Roadshow made a pit stop at Savannah Tech on Thursday, showing off an array of alternative energy vehicles including a shiny red plug-in electric Tesla Model S, a police car powered by compressed natural gas and an all-electric 46-passenger bus made by Los Angeles-based BYD.
Alternate energy vehicles were on display at the Clean Energy Roadshow held at Savannah Technical College. (Steve Bisson/Savannah Morning News)
With his steampunk goggles and tattoo sleeves, Chef Richie Farina was bound to attract a crowd Wednesday around his lunchtime tasting table at Memorial University Medical Center.
From left: Chef Jeffrey Quasha, left, and Chef Richie Farina chat during a special Chef’s Table on Wednesday. The two would later serve their prepared meals to the campus of Memorial University Medical Center. (Photos by Geoff L Johnson/For the Savannah Morning News)
The Texas-based energy company planning to build a 210-mile pipeline through east Georgia suffered a setback in court Tuesday when a judge rejected its appeal of a state decision to deny the pipeline developer the right of eminent domain.
Georgia’s oysters are prized for their intensely salty flavor, but you won’t often find them served on the half shell. That’s because oysters don’t like to be by themselves here. Instead, they clump together, making them perfect for traditional oyster roasts but not so suitable for the restaurant market.
Photos by Steve Bisson/Savannah Morning News- Rob Hein lifts a bag filled with oysters grown at the UGA Marine Extension Service at Skidaway Island. This same bag is the type that will be distributed to oyster farmers.
Led by U.S. Reps Mark Sanford, R-S.C., and Bobby Scott, D-Va., a bipartisan group of 33 house members last week sent a letter to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management opposing seismic testing for offshore oil.
An unsuccessful bidder has filed a protest over a nearly $100 million contract awarded for a major piece of mitigation for the Savannah Harbor deepening project, and the protest could delay the deepening for a few months.
Ordinarily, you might not want your robot to wobble. Unless, that is, your robot is dancing “The Wobble.” And that’s exactly what five pairs of middle school students programmed their robots to do this summer.
Photos by Carl Elmore/For the Savannah Morning News- A programmable robot leads a group in a dance during a robot dance recital Friday afternoon.
Ga. Department of Transportation Commissioner Russell McMurry today denied Kinder Morgan’s application for a public needs certificate. Without it, the energy company cannot complete the steps necessary to condemn property along its proposed 210-mile pipeline route in Georgia.
In an eleventh-hour effort to show its Palmetto Pipeline is needed in Georgia, energy giant Kinder Morgan last week filed an addendum to its needs application with the Georgia Department of Transportation.
Photo by JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF - People cheer applaud after a public comment by Augusta Chronicle Publisher William S. Morris III at GDOT's final public hearing on Kinder Morgan's proposed Palmetto Pipeline held in Waynesboro, Ga., on Thursday, May 7.
The U.S. Census Bureau began a test in the Savannah area Monday with the launch of its “Notify Me” website. By registering at www.census.gov/2015, residents of a 20-county area around Savannah can tell the bureau how best to get in touch with them — either by email or by text — when a test count begins in late March.