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Golden Ray Update – Current Oil Spill Map

RED areas indicate current found oil spill damage Link to full Google...MORE »

Hurricane Dorian Updates

Hurricane Dorian Updates   HURRICANE #DORIAN INFO Key Messages From NOAA NWS National Hurricane Center:  As Hurricane Dorian approaches, the risk of dangerous storm surge...MORE »

Waters Of The United States Under Attack

Allowing open dumping into upstream waters spells trouble for everyone downstream. Pollution dumped by industry flows from smaller streams into our rivers and lakes, across state lines...MORE »

Earth Justice Released ‘Georgia Coal Ash Report’

We wanted to share with you the new Georgia Coal Ash report, a review of Georgia Power’s own groundwater testing around their coal ash ponds around the state.  As you can see, every pond in...MORE »

Georgia Power coal ash ponds leaking toxins into groundwater

Eleven of Georgia’s 12 coal-powered plants are leaking chemicals into the groundwater, according to a study by a group of environmentalists that was released Thursday. Ten of those 11 plants are...MORE »

Sea Island Spit Update:

A federal judge Monday denied a motion by the Altamaha Riverkeeper and One Hundred Miles to bring a preliminary injunction to halt the construction of a second groin on the Sea Island spit. In his...MORE »

Hercules 009 Superfund Site Update

Update on Hercules 009 Superfund site (Hercules 009 Landfill site is located in Brunswick, Georgia. EPA placed the site on the Superfund program’s National Priorities List (NPL) in 1984 because of...MORE »

Alert: Revised Waters of the United States Proposed

In Georgia, water rollback divides on property rights vs. environment… Here is a summary of what we know right now: 1) Ephemeral waters—streams, ditches, etc. will not be covered; 2)...MORE »

2018 Dirty Dozen Report: Dirty Politics Leads to Dirty Water

Rather than identifying the “most polluted places” in Georgia, the Georgia Water Coalition’s (GWC) eighth annual Dirty Dozen report, highlights the politics, policies, and issues that...MORE »

What’s New and What’s Coming Back Around

E-News Blast from Altamaha Riverkeeper. Wow, what have we been up to these past few months…well, a lot to say the least! Read a small update of what issues we have been working on besides 2...MORE »