By Jen Hilburn
Georgia’s coast, its communities and its wildlife, suffered a blow recently when a judge decided to allow Sea Island to move forward with developing the groin...MORE »
Rayonier AM operated for years without an updated NPDES permit. More than half a dozen active and retired coal-fired power plants in Georgia currently have expired permits. The EPA has recognized the...MORE »
On July 13, Administrative Law Judge Kristin Miller heard five hours of closing argument in the challenge by the Altamaha Riverkeeper, Surfrider Foundation, and One Hundred Miles to Sea Island...MORE »
A decision on whether to invalidate the state permit allowing Rayonier Advanced Materials to discharge 60 million gallons of dark, smelly wastewater daily into the Altamaha River is now expected...MORE »
Georgia’s Department of Natural Resources ignored its own turtle expert’s advice in a document prepared in connection with Sea Island Acquisition’s application to build an additional sea groin...MORE »
The alternatives and possibilities out there are endless. Are they ready now? No. Are they going to work? Who knows, many are still in the laboratory stages. What we do know is that fossil fuels are hurting our world and our economy. As a species, humans are incredibly resilient and resourceful. Let's use some of that to support the creation and implementation of energy sources that do not harm us. ...
Buffers between development and waterways are what protects our waters, our private property and our safety when we build near water. So, why is it such a challenge to get it protected. Science recommends 150ft. Yet, the GA general assembly is questioning 25ft of buffer. Share your thoughts, photos, or stories of property falling into the river, or destroyed because it was built to close to the water. ...