Tag Archives: King America

Political Notes – Falcons’ stadium survives court challenge

Atlanta’s plan to issue $278 million in bonds for a new Falcons football stadium does not get derailed by a legal challenge in Fulton County Superior Court . . .

Tags: Atlanta bond issue , EPD fine , Falcons football stadium , Kasim Reed , King America , Milliken , Nathan Deal , Ogeechee River fish kill , Otsuka Chemical , Ural Glanville

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

Federal judge says Ogeechee pollution lawsuit can proceed

A lawsuit alleging the illegal pollution of the Ogeechee River will be allowed to proceed, a federal judge rules . . .

Tags: Greenlaw , illegal pollution , King America , Lisa Godbey Wood , Ogeechee River , Ogeechee Riverkeeper , U.S. District Court

Enough is Enough

State Sen. Buddy Carter (R-Pooler) lambastes the Environmental Protection Division (EPD) for its handling of the King America wastewater permit in southeast Georgia . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: Buddy Carter , EPD , King America , Ogeechee River , wastewater permit

Political Notes – DPH says no outbreak of fungal meningitis here

No outbreaks of fungal meningitis in Georgia have been linked to contaminated products from a compounding company, public health officials say . . .

Tags: Ben Watson , breast cancer grants , Brenda Fitzgerald , Buddy Carter , DCH , department of public health , EPD , fungal meningitis , John Bulloch , King America , Morehouse , Ogeechee River , Patrick O'Neal , Ralph Hudgens , student enrollment

EPD yanks Ogeechee discharge permit, will require more analysis

EPD pulls a discharge permit it granted to King America Finishing in August, keeping alive the controversy over wastewater discharges into the Ogeechee River . . .

Tags: EPD , Jud Turner , King America , Ogeechee Riverkeeper

Political Notes – Ralston gives in on lobbyist cap

House Speaker David Ralston says he may support a prohibition on any spending by lobbyists on legislators . . .

Tags: David Ralston , Dianna Wedincamp , discharge permit , EPD , Johnny Isakson , Josh McKoon , King America , lobbyist spending limitation , Ogeechee River , Paul Ryan , Tom Graves

Enviro group sues textile company over river discharge

Ogeechee Riverkeeper’s attorneys file a federal court lawsuit against King America textile finishing company . . .

Tags: chemical discharges , EPD , King America , Ogeechee Riverkeeper , water pollution

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 – Former ethics employees sue state

Two women who lost their jobs with the state ethics commission last year have filed lawsuits against the state in Fulton Superior Court . . .

Tags: ethics reform , Fulton County Superior Court , King America , lawsuits , Mark Hamilton , Nathan Deal , Ogeechee River , ousted employees , Stacey Kalberman , State Ethics Commission , Technical College System , water pollution