Monday, March 30, 2020

U.S. Representative Doug Collins (GA-9)

210 Washington Street Northwest
Gainesville, GA 30501

U.S. Representative Doug Collins (GA-9) News

Collins celebrates Corps reversal on irrigation ban policy

U.S. Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA) recently spoke with Brigadier General Turner from the Army Corps of Engineers South Atlantic Decision, who announced revised implementations of shoreline management plans in some Georgia counties will be suspended.
Read More »

Collins calls out Army Corps of Engineers irrigation ban for Savannah and Mobile Districts lakes

U.S. Rep Doug Collins (R-GA), who chairs the Army Corps of Engineers Caucus, recently criticized the Corps’ announcement that property owners along lakes in the Savannah and Mobile Districts will no longer be able to use those lakes for irrigation.
Read More »

Collins celebrates advancement of 'Sue and Settle' Bill

U.S. Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA) recently celebrated the advancement of his H.R. 712 bill, the Sunshine for Regulatory Decrees and Settlements Act, by the House of Representatives.
Read More »

Collins supports FY 2016 Omnibus Appropriations Bill vote for Georgia water rights gains

U.S. Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA) spoke out in support of his vote approving the Fiscal Year 2016 Omnibus Appropriations Bill, noting the important gains achieved in terms of Georgia’s water rights.
Read More »

Congressman asks TVA for higher summer water levels in Georgia lake

U.S. Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA) sent a letter recently to the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) concerning the annual drawdown of water in Lake Blue Ridge, located in Fannin County, Georgia. Current TVA guidelines call for the lake to be below full volume for much of the year, including part of the summer, which shortens the season for boating and other recreational activities.
Read More »