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Coosa

(ko͞o`sə), river, 286 mi (460 km) long, rising in NW Ga. and flowing SW through E Ala., joining the Tallapoosa near Montgomery, Ala., to form the Alabama River. Locks and dams make the river navigable for barges to Rome, Ga. Jordan, Lay, and Mitchell dams on the river generate electricity.
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The Coosa Graphite Project represents the largest Indicated Mineral Resource1 of flake graphite in the United States of America.
pulchra was discovered in the Coosa River near Rome in 2011 (Brown et al.
Skeen said the free dump days in Coosa and Cave Spring earlier this year resulted in the collection of more than 60 tons of garbage and household items that Floyd Countians no longer had a use for.
In 1962, KC purchased timberland and a pulp mill located in Alabama ("the Coosa Properties") from which it harvested trees and produced pulp used in the manufacture of its products for the next 34 years.
Now, researchers have found a population of one of those species-a freshwater limpet last seen more than 60 years ago and presumed extinct-in a tributary of the heavily dammed Coosa River in Alabama's Mobile River Basin.
14, 2011, the company announced the permanent closure of its paper machine at Coosa Pines, Ala.
of Montreal said earlier this month that it plans to shutter a pilot project it had launched at its Coosa Pines, Ala.
It was only known to survive in five areas within the lower Coosa River drainage in Alabama.
Lloyd Heald of Heald Contractors, along with Jimmy and Jamie Kelton of Jimmy Charles Kelton Wrecker Service and Larry Hicks of Coosa Valley Steel, are helping to relocate the bridge to Attalla.
Using Rome as a base, they collected and studied the fishes from the headwaters of the Coosa River, as well as the adjacent Chattahoochee and Altamaha river drainages.
He engaged the Red Sticks in several locations along the Coosa and Tallapoosa River corridor, where his troops routinely impeded the Red Sticks at every turn.
By Roy Mitchell, Basketball Coach Coosa Middle School, Rome, GA