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Watchdog: Chemical spill remnants may be flowing into Chattahoochee River

CBS Atlanta

Date: 8/29/2016 9:17:00 PM

An environmental watchdog group said elements of a chemical that spilled into waterways in Smyrna have been detected downstream, toward the Chattahoochee River. More than two weeks after a spill at a plant in Smyrna dumped more than 2,000 gallons of

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DNR keying watchful eye on Lake Lanier intruder

Date: 8/29/2016 2:53:00 PM

“It is an alligator!” Mike O’Neal shouted. O’Neal and Grizzle were fishing in the Chattahoochee River portion of Lake Lanier, across from Don Carter State Park when they made their sighting. They immediately notified the DNR. DNR Wildlife Biologist

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Kayakers help woman battling breast cancer

La Grange Daily News

Date: 8/29/2016 4:04:00 AM

WEST POINT — More than 60 kayakers took a relaxing paddle down the Chattahoochee River on Saturday to help a loving wife and mother battle breast cancer. Family, friends and complete strangers joined together for the inaugural Kayak Parade for Kim and

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EPA launches federal investigation into Smyrna creek spill

WSB-TV Atlanta

Date: 8/25/2016 4:13:00 PM

Late Thursday afternoon, Diamant obtained the results of the latest downstream water samples taken Wednesday by the Chattahoochee River Keeper. They show naphthalene levels at just 16 parts per billion, well below the low 30's level EPD considers safe

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Governors work toward resolution of water war


Date: 8/20/2016 3:54:00 AM

When the city of Atlanta was regularly dumping untreated sewage into the Chattahoochee River, Coweta and Newnan were foursquare against it. And we still have an interest in keeping the river clean and the flow adequate, not just because of aesthetics along

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• River: Chattahoochee River
• Surface Area: 1,540 Acres
• Maximum Depth: 25 feet
George W. Andrews Lake is an U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 29 miles south of Walter F. George Lake and north of Lake Seminole. The lake is very riverine in nature but is noted for good fishing. The purpose of the dam is for river navigation via the lock at George W. Andrews Dam. There is no hydroelectric generation at this location. The lake is named for George W. Andrews.

In 1953, a resolution was adopted by the House Committee on Public Works for the development of the ACF River Basin. The Walter F. George,George W. Andrews and Woodruff Lock and Dam - Lake Seminole projects were authorized for navigation, power generation and stream flow regulation. Recreational facilities at the lakes were authorized by the Flood Control Act of 1944. The lakes have been operational since 1963.

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