Tag Archives: water pollution

Political Notes – Georgia GOP voters like Carson (and Trump too)

Georgia’s Republican voters still prefer Donald Trump and Ben Carson over anyone else in the presidential primary . . .,

Tags: Ben Carson , David Perdue , Donald Trump , Jud Turner , Republican voters , water pollution

Latest ‘Dirty Dozen’ water list cites groundwater threats, pipelines

The Georgia Water Coalition releases its annual list of “Dirty Dozen” threats to the state’s waterways . . .

Tags: Dirty Dozen list , Georgia Water Coalition , threatened waterways , water pollution

DNR board will delete Chattahoochee flow standard

The state’s board of natural resources prepares to eliminate minimum flow requirements for the Chattahoochee River, raising concerns among those who live downstream from Atlanta . . .

Tags: Chattahoochee River , DNR board , Jud Turner , minimum flow , National Park Service , water pollution

Federal judge levies $10 million fine for Chattahoochee pollution

An asphalt products manufacturer is fined $10 million for discharging pollutants into a tributary of the Chattahoochee River . . .

Tags: Chattahoochee Riverkeeper , federal fine , Orinda Evans , water pollution

Vote on new hog farm rules is delayed

EPD puts off a vote on proposed changes in the state regulations governing the operation of large hog farms . . .

Tags: Chattahoochee Riverkeeper , EPD , hog farms , Sally Bethea , water pollution

EPD sets hearing on hog farm regulation changes

The EPD is proposing weaker restrictions on the operations of hog farms in Georgia, a move that environmentalists say could pollute the state’s waterways . . .

Tags: EPD , hog farms , hog manure , state regulations , water pollution

Enviros release latest ‘dirty dozen’ list of water projects

Environmental groups target water projects that they say are not needed and waterways that are polluted in their “Dirty Dozen” list . . .

Tags: Dirty Dozen list , EPD , Georgia Water Coalition , water pollution

Political Notes – Another lawsuit filed over charter amendment

The charter school constitutional amendment prompts the filing of yet more litigation; taking over the duties of the EPD? . . .

Tags: charter school constitutional amendment , EPD , Erin Brockovich , Greenlaw , John Barge , Jud Turner , lawsuit , Ogeechee Riverkeeper , water pollution

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

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