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School board votes to pursue new Altama site option

The Glynn County Board of Education plans to pursue a new site option for the replacement of Altama Elementary School.“We have worked hard to be transparent and open in finding the best site for...MORE »

Critics of initial Altama Elementary plan commend board

Altamaha Riverkeeper Jen Hilburn said she’s pleased with the school board’s decision to pursue a new property. “A lot of people have worked behind the scenes, from our chamber to our...MORE »

Terry Creek Consent Decree – Public Availability Session

Tuesday 17 July 2018 5:30-7:30pm  Casino Room, St Simons Island  Our community’s Technical Advisor, Dr. Peter deFur will be in town to share information regarding the recently...MORE »

Resident alleges McManus sediment clogging Burnett Creek

According to the permit, the limit of total suspended solids in the treated water released from the coal ash pond is 30 milligrams-per-liter — or parts-per-million — on average for the month,...MORE »

Sea Island Call to Action

The Southern Environmental Law Center submited comments on behalf of Altamaha Riverkeeper, One Hundred Miles, and the Surfrider Foundation. In these comments we oppose Sea Island...MORE »

New Comments Submitted for the Sea Island Spit Project

Comments on behalf of Altamaha Riverkeeper, Hundred Miles, and Surfrider Foundation with respect to Sea Island Acquisition, LLC’s application for a permit to construct a groin and renourish...MORE »

Why would anyone build an elementary school on a Superfund site?

Glynn County Board of Education has this amazing opportunity to fix a wrong that should never have happened in the first place. Move the children away from toxic pollution. Why is this not obvious?...MORE »

Coal Ash Hearing- Brunswick News

“There is no nice way to say it,” NeSmith said. “If you throw out today’s protective coal ash guidelines, communities such as Jesup will become environmental prostitutes with the big-moneyed...MORE »

EPA conducts sole coal ash hearing

“It is long overdue for industry to stop the transfer of cost-savings onto the health and well-being of our citizens and waterways. It is a requirement that the Environmental Protection Agency...MORE »

Population growth and impacts from sea level rise are major threats to GA coast

Pollution growth and impacts from sea level rise are major threats to the long term health of Georgia’s coast, Riverkeeper Jen Hilburn according to a collaborative report released...MORE »
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