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April 11, 2008

Savannah River Maritime Commission meets April 16 in Columbia

The Savannah River Maritime Commission will meet at 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 16 at the Rembert C. Dennis Building, Room 335, 1000 Assembly St. in Columbia.

The Commission was established to represent South Carolina in matters pertaining to the navigability, depth, dredging, wastewater and sludge disposal, and related collateral issues in regard to the use of the Savannah River as a waterway for ocean-going container or commerce vessels.

Board meetings are open to the public and anyone with business for the board or needing directions to the meeting should call (843) 987-9211. Dean Moss of Beaufort is chairman of the Commission. S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Board Chairman Michael G. McShane of Johns Island is an ex officio member of the Commission.

Items on the agenda include:

DNR protects and manages South Carolina's natural resources by making wise and balanced decisions for the benefit of the state's natural resources and its people.


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