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 »
Those opposed to the proposed rock groin encouraged to attend.
The Altamaha Riverkeeper (ARK) and Surfrider Foundation will have an opportunity to argue their case in court against the rock groin...MORE »
More Than 45 Organizations Back Historic Legal Petition That Takes Aim at Ocean-drilling Damage to Climate, Wildlife, Communities
WASHINGTON— More than 45 climate, conservation, indigenous and...MORE »
NEW state record blue catfish! This 93 lb, 0 oz whopper was caught by Richard Barrett on the Altamaha River this past Saturday while he was out on a fishing trip with his daughter. It beats the old record by more than 12 pounds! Richard said he was shocked when the fish surfaced and was worried he wouldn't be able to get it in the boat. Congrats to you Richard - great fish! State record program info at georgiawildlife.com/fishing/recordprogram/rules #staterecord #thatsabigun #georgiawildlife #fishing
Last week your Altamaha Riverkeeper staff and a group of volunteers began sprucing up Altama Plantation for our 2017 Clam Jam on Nov. 4th. If you are interested in tickets visit altamahariverkeeper.org/?page_id=38...
Georgia’s coast, its communities and its wildlife, suffered a blow last year when a judge decided to allow Sea Island to move forward with developing the groin along its southern spit to protect 7 un-built lots. We worked with hydro-geologists, fish & wildlife specialists, and many more to fight building 7 lots on a extended sand dune. Unfortunately, all too quickly, Hurricane Irma proved this is a bad location for development. Its unfortunate that mother nature was wiser than our court system on this one. ...