Lake Jordan News

2/24/2017 3:25:00 PM
agfax.com
Nick farms near Centre in northeast Alabama and irrigated his corn out of the winding Coosa River. He no-tilled his corn in soybean stubble that combined 90 bushels per acre in 2015. He planted Dekalb 62-08 at 35,000 seeds per acre in thirty-inch rows.

2/22/2017
EPA
Last week, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt was confirmed and sworn in as the 14th Administrator of EPA. Administrator Pruitt believes promoting and protecting a strong and healthy environment is one of the lifeblood priorities of the government, and EPA is a vital part of that mission. As Administrator, Mr. Pruitt…

2/21/2017 9:03:00 PM
The Anniston Star
EDITOR'S NOTE: The headline on this story has been changed to correctly reflect that the planned bridge work is set for Wednesday, Feb. 22. The previous headline had the incorrect date. RIVERSIDE – Depending on the weather, the Alabama Department of ...

2/18/2017 8:00:00 AM
Fish Wrap
Georgia Power has submitted its request for the reissuance of an existing permit to discharge wastewater from Plant Hammond into Smith Cabin Creek and the Coosa River. The Georgia Environmental Protection Division will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. on ...

2/17/2017
Meridian Star
The plan was met with support from the powerful state Chamber of Commerce, but others were less than impressed. Joe Cook, with the Coosa River Basin Initiative, called it a “stalling technique.” Environmentalists want a clearer law that can be ...

2/9/2017 5:57:00 AM
Daily Item
“We can’t frack in Georgia with the laws that exist now and have clean water,” Joe Cook, with the Coosa River Basin Initiative, said Wednesday. “The legislation does not say you can’t frack on your property,” he added. “It says that if you ...

2/9/2017 5:46:00 AM
Meridian Star
“We can’t frack in Georgia with the laws that exist now and have clean water,” Joe Cook, with the Coosa River Basin Initiative, said Wednesday. “The legislation does not say you can’t frack on your property,” he added. “It says that if you ...

2/5/2017
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1/31/2017 6:51:00 AM
Patch
Paddle Georgia's 2017 event will benefit Rome-based Coosa River Basin Initiative and Canton's Upper Etowah River Alliance. CARTERSVILLE, GA -- Registration is now open for the country's largest week-long canoe and kayaking adventure along the Etowah River.

1/30/2017 3:25:00 PM
Forsyth News
Along the way, the event has generated more than $400,000 for river protection. Coosa River Basin Initiative in Rome and Upper Etowah River Alliance in Canton will be the local groups benefitting from this year’s trip. Registration fees are $425 for ...

1/30/2017 8:33:00 AM
news.uga.edu
The greensaddle crayfish (Cambarus manningi) is found in 5 sub-basins of the Middle and Upper Coosa River system in Alabama, Georgia, and Tennessee. Photo credit: Guenter Schuster. The Mapleleaf (Quadrula quadrula) is a fairly widespread species in ...

1/29/2017 4:00:00 PM
The Daily Tribune News
Along the way the event has generated more than $400,000 for river protection. The Coosa River Basin Initiative based in Rome and the Upper Etowah River Alliance based in Canton will be the local groups benefitting from this year’s event. The Etowah ...

1/27/2017 2:55:00 PM
The Anniston Star
RIVERSIDE – The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) will perform bridge rail repairs throughout the weekend on Interstate 20 westbound over the Coosa River at mile marker 164.4. The bridge repairs will require the inside left lane and shoulder ...

1/27/2017
Southeast River Forecast Center
We examine the water resouces outlook for the southeast U.S. as of January 2017.

1/22/2017 8:37:00 PM
rickeystokesnews.com
Prattville Christian Academy’s 2 nd Annual Bass Tournament will be held on Saturday, March 11, 2017 @ Lake Jordan State Ramp from Safe-Daylight until 3:00 P.M. (CST). Entry Fee is $110.00 per-boat (includes big fish). For more information and to register ...

1/19/2017 4:01:00 PM
The Gladsden Times
Alabama Power has requested and received approval from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to store water at higher than normal levels at Weiss and Logan Martin lakes on the Coosa River and Lake Harris on the Tallapoosa River. Weiss Lake’s full pool level ...

1/19/2017 9:20:00 AM
The Anniston Star
With drought conditions expected to persist, Alabama Power requested and has received approval from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to store water at higher-than-normal levels at Weiss and Logan Martin lakes on the Coosa River, and at Lake Harris on the ...

1/15/2017 11:05:00 PM
Fish Wrap
The annual event, hosted by Rome’s Coosa River Basin Initiative, drew 60-70 paddlers from all over Northwest Georgia. None of them complained about the 62-degree air temperature at launch time. The Etowah River has recovered some from the extreme drought ...

1/12/2017 2:09:00 PM
myajc.com
The other environmental groups that joined in the lawsuit were the Altamaha Riverkeeper, the Coosa River Basin Initiative, and the Savannah Riverkeeper.

1/12/2017 10:33:00 AM
The Gladsden Times
He has done many archaeological investigations along the Coosa River at Ten Islands. Perry is a graduate of Jacksonville State University. For more information, contact society President Danny Crownover at dkcrown@bellsouth.net or 256-613-6844.

1/11/2017 5:25:00 PM
Shelby County Reporter
Any success the Jaguars have this season only further raises hopes for the next few years. SPHS placed third in the Coosa River Clash on Dec. 9-10, 2016, and second in the Scottsboro Duals on Dec. 22, 2016. Coach Ryan Thompson said the team’s younger ...

1/10/2017 6:26:00 PM
Al.com
The Gadsden City Council today voted to move forward with another phase of a development along the Coosa River as one phase came to a culmination. The council authorized plans with Cohen Carnaggio Reynolds, a Birmingham firm, for the proposed Coosa Landing ...

1/4/2017 4:39:00 PM
The Gladsden Times
The guest speaker will be Bill Gardner. Gardener is an engineer with Alabama Power Co., but is also a historian specializing in the cultural history of the Coosa River Basin area. The Coosa River Basin (and the area in and around Neely Henry Lake ...

1/4/2017 10:15:00 AM
Fish Wrap
Coosa River Basin Initiative Advocacy Director Joe Cook said the company has built a floating crushed-stone bridge across the river and will drive backhoes out over the stones to dig the trench and lay the pipeline. The river will be closed through Feb. 22 ...

12/31/2016 6:36:00 AM
Coosa Valley News
The Coosa River Basin Initiative will start the new year with new leadership as the CRBI Board of Directors has hired Jesse Demonbreun-Chapman to lead the Rome-based organization dedicated to protecting the region’s drinking water and North America’s ...

12/29/2016 8:40:00 PM
The Anniston Star
CHILDERSBURG – A late scoring flurry by Childersburg’s high school boys basketball team fended off a rally by Keith in a 62-52 win at the Coosa River Catfish Classic in Childersburg’s gymnasium Thursday night. Childersburg point guard Syheem Young ...

12/29/2016 5:01:00 AM
AllGov
"Cleaner tributaries lead to cleaner water," said Joe Cook of the Coosa River Basin Initiative. "A lot of the criticism is overblown -- it's much ado about nothing. This all seems kind of silly to me." The water rules were targeted from the get-go from ...

12/28/2016 7:03:00 AM
Fish Wrap
The annual Polar Bear Paddle on the Etowah River is slated for Jan. 14. The Coosa River Basin Initiative, Keep Rome Floyd Beautiful and the Rome-Floyd ECO Center are sponsoring the annual event. There is no fee to participate in the paddle from Dixon ...

12/27/2016 8:57:00 PM
The Anniston Star
CHILDERSBURG --Childersburg High School boys basketball team will host its sixth annual Coosa River Catfish Tournament starting today at 5 p.m. The tournament features, Greensboro, Keith, Spring Garden, John Paul II (Nashville, Tennessee), Escambia ...

12/27/2016 1:54:00 PM
myajc.com
“Cleaner tributaries lead to cleaner water,” said Joe Cook of the Coosa River Basin Initiative. “A lot of the criticism is overblown — it’s much ado about nothing. This all seems kind of silly to me.” The water rules were targeted from the get ...

12/19/2016 9:49:00 AM
WSFA 12
These areas include Lake Martin and Lake Jordan. For more information, please call the Montgomery Clean City Commission at 625-2175.

12/15/2016
Southeast River Forecast Center
We examine the water resouces outlook for the southeast U.S. as of December 2016.

12/5/2016 7:04:00 AM
alabamanewscenter.com
The company was actually founded on renewable hydro energy. Alabama Power’s first hydroelectric facility on the Coosa River began operating in 1914, and hydro remains an important part of the company’s generation mix. The company also purchases ...

12/1/2016 4:54:00 PM
The Gladsden Times
Dress to impress Santa and stroll from the Pitman Theater to Gadsden City Hall where the city Christmas Tree will be lit at 5:30 p.m. The stroll begins at 5 p.m. • The Coosa Christmas Boat Parade is Friday on the Coosa River. Decorated boats will line up ...

11/30/2016 4:36:00 PM
The Gladsden Times
At 6:30 p.m. they will parade north up the Coosa River, under the three bridges and circle back to the park to disperse. There is no entry fee and there are no prizes or categories. Prime viewing locations would include the Ray Family Park, the Coosa ...

11/30/2016 3:21:00 PM
Shelby County Reporter
The water provided by SCWS is pulled from the Coosa River and treated at one of two treatment plants: the jointly owned Talladega/Shelby Water Treatment Plant near Childersburg and the Shelby County South Water Treatment Plant near Wilsonville, which is ...

11/25/2016 4:00:00 PM
The Daily Tribune News
“Although the primary offender is Georgia Power’s 60-year-old Plant Hammond on the Coosa River, three other coal-fired plants are culpable including Plant Bowen on the Etowah River,” said Joe Cook, Advocacy and Communication Coordinator for the Coosa ...

11/22/2016 11:31:00 PM
Fish Wrap
Commissioner Irwin Bagwell said he wants to discuss the issue face-to-face with local lawmakers before signing off on the request from the Coosa River Basin Initiative. Commissioners also expect to hear at their Dec. 12 session a progress report on the ...

11/22/2016 12:20:00 AM
Fish Wrap
“They’re going to have to share the available time, agree on who’s going to speak.” Also on the agenda is a resolution requested by Coosa River Basin Initiative asking the Georgia General Assembly to review regulations on fracking — a ...

11/21/2016 12:06:00 PM
Clean Energy Footprints
Its cooling system sucks water as well as fish and their eggs in from the Coosa River – killing an estimated 60,000 fish per year. It pours most of that water back into the river, but it’s hotter than before, creating oxygen-poor environments that ...





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