Tue., October 18, 2011 12:00pm
A section of a marine sanctuary off Georgia's coast is now designated as a marine science research area. The research area includes eight of the 22-square-mile Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary.
Thu., September 15, 2011 4:25pm
Georgia U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson and Saxby Chambliss are among Senate Republicans pushing for a one-year moratorium on new federal regulations. They say the new rules will stifle business. Environmentalists see the moratorium as another example of putting business interests before public health.
Wed., December 1, 2010 5:43pm
Georgia environmental groups are praising a decision by the Obama administration to reverse itself on offshore oil. Back in March, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said the administration would open up the East Coast to offshore drilling. Now -- after the Gulf oil spill -- Salazar says, the administration will NOT persue Atlantic oil.
Fri., September 3, 2010 2:31pm
A proposed rule from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency could help cut air pollution in Georgia by limiting emissions from coal plants outside of the state.
Wed., July 28, 2010 1:42pm
Environment Georgia reported that beach closings and advisories due to pollution went up the last year in Georgia, totaling 209 days of closed or under advisory beaches. The numbers are according to the Natural Resource Defense Council's 20th annual beach water quality report.
Thu., April 8, 2010 5:41pm
Geogia's Environmental Protection Division has issued a final permit to a c
Thu., October 22, 2009 1:26pm
A new report released by a Georgia-based environmental group shows high lev