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 »
Young Anson first arrived on St. Simons Island when the island was yet again reinventing itself, emerging from the ashes of the Civil War as a lumber mill community. With a timber boom bringing interior Georgia’s tall pines down the Altamaha River to St. Simons Island, Anson Green Phelps Dodge Sr. established a lumber mill on the island’s Gascoigne Bluff, taking up residence in the former Hamilton plantation home. ...
DeKalb County has been dealing with massive sewage overflows and contaminated water impacting the communities for years....under a consent order, they are trying to remedy the situation, and its a long process. This looks like another bump in the road. Sigh ...