Tag Archives: Board of Natural Resources

DNR board looks to loosen regulations on hog farms

The state Board of Natural Resources is supportive of a proposal to lighten the state’s regulations on hog farmers, rules that are intended to protect waterways from hog manure . . .

Tags: Board of Natural Resources , environmental regulations , Gary Black , Georgia Agribusiness Council , Gordon Rogers , hog farms , hog manure pollution , Jac Capp , Mark Woodall , Melony Wilson , Sierra Club

DNR board will vote on reorganization of park rangers, game wardens

The Board of Natural Resources is expected to approve a proposal for reorganizing the law enforcement duties in state parks . . .

Tags: Board of Natural Resources , DNR , Homer Bryson , law enforcement , park rangers , Todd Holbrook

Deal signs two environmental bills

Gov. Deal signs bill strengthening the state’s regulation of scrap tire dumps . . .

Tags: Board of Natural Resources , DNR Foundation , Matt Hatchett , Nathan Deal , Randy Nix , scrap tires

DNR board confirms Turner as EPD chief

The board of natural resources approves Gov. Nathan Deal’s nomination of lawyer/lobbyist Jud Turner as director of the Environmental Protection Division . . .

Tags: Allen Barnes , Board of Natural Resources , EPD , Jud Turner , Nathan Deal

DNR board approves water transfer rules

Natural resources board adopts interbasin transfer rules, but environmentalists complain there’s a loophole in the rules that could lead to bad decisions on water permits . . .

Tags: Board of Natural Resources , EPD , interbasin transfers , Ross Tolleson

On his way out the door, Perdue exacts some vengeance

Shortly before he leaves office, Perdue replaces three members of state commissions who went against his wishes on major issues . . .

Tags: Board of Natural Resources , Board of Regents , georgia tech , Jenny Lynn Bradley , Jim Bishop , Oaky Woods , Sonny Perdue , Tom Wheeler

Oaky Woods property sale moves forward

The controversial proposal for the state to buy part of the Oaky Woods wildlife preserve moves toward a final vote by the state Board of Natural Resources . . .

Tags: Board of Natural Resources , corruption allegations , Dwight Davis , Oaky Woods acquisition , Ray Boyd , Sonny Perdue , Tom Wheeler