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Monday, November 26, 2012 - 2:50pm

Ogeechee Riverkeeper Steps Down

The Ogeechee Riverkeeper is retiring.

Diana Wedincamp said today she's stepping down from the organization she's helped lead for the past ten years.

She'll be starting an environmental consulting firm with her husband.

Recently Wedincamp has led efforts to fight King America textile company and the Georgia Environmental Protection Division after the state's largest fish kill fouled the river last year.

The Riverkeeper says the non-profit's Executive Director will serve as her temporary replacement until a permanent new leader is selected.