Tag Archives: fish kill

Settlement reached in Ogeechee pollution incident

A legal battle stemming from a massive 2011 fish kill in the Ogeechee River is resolved in a court settlement . . .

Tags: fish kill , King America , Ogeechee Riverkeeper

Judge overturns EPD order on Ogeechee River discharges

A Bulloch County judge rules that EPD’s consent order in a water pollution case is invalid because it was executed without a public hearing . . .

Tags: EPD , fish kill , John Turner , King America , Lois Oakley , Ogeechee River , Ogeechee Riverkeeper

Political Notes – More water warnings along the Ogeechee

Warnings are posted again about swimming or fishing in the Ogeechee River, site of a massive fish kill last year . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , EPD , fish kill , Kasim Reed , King America Finishing , Ogeechee River , transportation bill

EPD checks latest fish kill reports on Ogeechee River

The state’s environmental agency looks into reports of more dead fish along the Ogeechee River in southeast Georgia . . .

Tags: EPD , fish kill , King American , Ogeechee River , Ogeechee Riverkeeper

Power group finds new investor for coal plant

Dean Alford says he has found a private investor to help finance the proposed Plant Washington coal-fired power facility . . .

Tags: Dean Alford , EPD , fish kill , Greenlaw , King America , Ogeechee Riverkeeper , Plant Washington , Taylor Energy

Hill introduces water pollution monitoring bill

Legislation introduced in the Senate would require polluters to pay for the monitoring of water quality after toxic spills into waterways . . .

Tags: fish kill , Jack Hill , King America , Ogeechee River spill , water quality monitoring

Lawmakers urge more action on Ogeechee cleanup

A group of lawmakers from southeast Georgia send a letter to EPD Director Jud Turner asking him to institute stronger measures to clean up the Ogeechee River . . .

Tags: Buddy Carter , chemical spill , fish kill , Jon Burns , King America , Ogeechee River

Enviros challenge EPD’s actions on fish kill

The Ogeechee Riverkeeper has filed a legal action against the EPD for its treatment of a company linked to massive fish kill in the river last May . . .

Tags: chemical discharges , EPD , fish kill , King America Finishing , Ogeechee River

Textile company penalized $1 million for Ogeechee discharges

After a toxic discharge and a massive fish kill, a textile finishing company will pay $1 million to fund environmental projects aimed at restoring the Ogeechee River . . .

Tags: chemical discharges , fish kill , King America Finishing , Ogeechee River , water pollution