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Strategies for economic growth--Savannah and the Savannah River Region

Field hearing before the Subcommittee on Economic Growth and Credit Formation of ... Congress, first session, December 15, 1993

by United States

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Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages234
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Open LibraryOL7371476M
ISBN 100160442826
ISBN 109780160442827
OCLC/WorldCa30564684

USDA Forest Service-Savannah River • DOE • DOE-EM • DOE-SR • NNSA • FSSR • SRNL • SREL • SRNS • SRR • Centerra–SRS • Parsons SRS Operator:   The bona fide economic driver in Aiken County and the surrounding region is the Savannah River Site, according to officials tasked with developing the local economy.

  "Our organization is about this region and building up innovation and creativity and design in this region," Wray said. "If Savannah is an innovation hub . Savanna - Savanna - Biological productivity: Savannas have relatively high levels of net primary productivity compared with the actual biomass (dry mass of organic matter) of the vegetation at any one time. (For a full discussion of productivity, see biosphere: The photosynthetic process.) Most of this productivity is concentrated into the period during and following the wet season, when water.

  The Savannah metropolitan statistical area (MSA), which includes Bryan, Chatham and Effingham counties, is an economic star. The MSA’s multiple personality, which includes tourist attractions, a major airbase, an aerospace manufacturing center, a modern deepwater port and a regional hub for health and educational services, provides the foundation for Savannah’s continuing success. Strategies for economic growth, Savannah and the Savannah River Region: field hearing before the Subcommittee on Economic Growth and Credit Formation of the Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, first session, Decem by United States (Book).


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Strategies for economic growth, Savannah and the Savannah River Region: field hearing before the Subcommittee on Economic Growth and Credit Formation of the Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, first session, Decem (Book, ) [] Get this from a library.

Strategies for economic growth: Savannah and the Savannah River Region; field hearing before the Subcommittee on Economic Growth and Credit Formation of the Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs, House of Representatives; One Hundred Third Congress, first session; Decem   Strategies for economic growth--Savannah and the Savannah River Region: field hearing before the Subcommittee on Economic Growth and Credit Formation of the Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, first session, Decem OutcomeTIP crafted a number of recommended strategies and actions to maximize regional economic development opportunities by leveraging several of the SRSCRO region’s primary assets, including: Savannah River National Laboratory, Fort Gordon, Medical College of Georgia, area higher education institutions, regional technical colleges, and existing business and technology parks, as well as a strong and diversified existing business and industry base.

TIP recommended the SRSCRO and regional. This report is a one-page summary of our expectations for the Savannah Economy looking forward from the end of It is one of a series of reports issued as. SRS Home. Savannah River Regional Diversification Initiative.

The SRS Community Reuse Organization (SRSCRO) was established by Congress in for the purpose of mitigating the impact of downsizing of the Department of Energy's Savannah River Site through support of regional adjustment planning and promotion of area economic diversification.

Fostering Savannah’s economic growth is one of the main goals of the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce. Keep reading to learn more about Savannah’s rich economic landscape its and most successful industries.

innovative and progressive region in Georgia. LEARN MORE. The common savanna grasses grow in tussock form; from protected underground growing points the seasonal grasses grow in a bunch 12 in (30 cm) high or higher. A dense root system allows the individual plant to survive the annual drought, when the aerial (aboveground) grasses die.

Typical savanna grasses are the sedges (Latin family name, Cyperaceae), the true grasses (Gramineae), and the bunch. The lifeblood of our region and among the largest rivers in the Southeast, the Savannah is rich in beauty, ecology and history.

Geography From its headwaters in Appalachia to its mouth at the Atlantic Ocean, the Savannah River forms the border between the states of Georgia and South Carolina, draining a watershed of 10, square miles. Savannah has a five-tiered economy consisting of manufacturing, the port and transportation, tourism, the military, and miscellaneous businesses such as health care.

Retail and service businesses are also important factors. Manufacturing is the largest part of the economy, with manufacturing. The Savannah tourism sector continued to grow in with total overnight person-stays increasing from million in to 8 million.

Inover million visitors came to Savannah including 8 million overnight visitors and million day-trippers. A comprehensive study that rescues the Westo from obscurity. The Westo Indians, who lived in the Savannah River region during the second half of the 17th century, are mentioned in few primary documents and only infrequently in secondary literature.

There are no known Westo archaeological sites; no artifacts can be linked to the group; and no more than a single word of their language is known.

Savannah River Site's annual economic impact on the Augusta area has been newly measured at about $ billion. That's just one of the many findings of a study released Monday by a nonprofit striving to help prepare for growth and to develop economic diversity in a five-county region that includes SRS and most of its workers.

"There are a lot of nuggets" of information in the study. Savanna, vegetation type that grows under hot, seasonally dry climatic conditions and is characterized by an open tree canopy (i.e., scattered trees) above a continuous tall grass understory (the vegetation layer between the forest canopy and the ground).

The largest areas of savanna are found in. Economic development means a stronger economy for our cities and towns, counties, region and state. Economic Development.

Lower Savannah is the designated regional Economic Development District (EDD) through the US Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration (EDA).

decisions are being discussed about the Savannah, some we hear about in the news, others we don’t. Over the past few years the Savannah River has been poked and prodded by scientist for all types of information and it has become the center of debates about water withdrawal, water quality and economic growth, harbor deepening.

Name. The name "Savannah" comes from a group of Shawnee who migrated to the Piedmont region in the s. They destroyed the Westo and occupied established Westo lands at the Savannah River's head of navigation on the Fall Line, near present-day Augusta. These Shawnee were called by several variant names that all derive from their native name, Šawanoki (literally, "southerners").

Central Savannah River Area Economic Opportunity Authority Inc. Central Savannah River Area Economic Opportunity Authority Inc.

Weatherization Agency Get Directions. Greene St Augusta, GA United States. Areas Served. Burke, Columbia, Emanuel, Glascock, Jefferson, Jenkins, Lincoln, McDuffie, Richmond. The CSRA Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) represents the Central Savannah River Area’s (CSRA) economic development plan.

The CEDS analyzes local conditions, identifies problems and opportunities, defines the vision and goals of the community, designs the. Savannah River site (SC), 10 percent to Oak Ridge (TN), 10 percent to Rocky Flats (CO), 8 percent to the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL), and 30 percent to all the.

I. Bythe poverty rate will be reduced by 1% every four years until Savannah’s poverty rate is at or below the state-wide level. Bythere will be a 20% reduction in the number of Savannahians experiencing food insecurity.

COMMERCIAL CORRIDORS BySavannah will complete an assessment of its commercial corridors.It means protecting and growing Savannah’s major economic engines – manufacturing, tourism, military, ports/logistics, health care and education. Public Policy In public policy, we tackle crisis issues and critical quality-of-life challenges such as education, water and transportation.Each year Savannah attracts millions of visitors, who enjoy the city's architecture, historic buildings and culture.

The city is home to the Telfair Academy of Arts and Sciences, the First African.