Sat., May 18, 2013 11:00am
Government leaders and land conservationists are working to develop a seven-mile trail that would link Atlanta's BeltLine trail system to the Chattahoochee River.
Wed., May 15, 2013 9:00am
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the International City/County Management Association plan to host the National Brownfields Conference this Wednesday through Friday in Atlanta. They say the conference, which is in its 15th year, is the largest training and networking event in the nation focusing on environmental revitalization and economic redevelopment.
Wed., February 13, 2013 8:37am
Atlanta is one of 43 communities nationwide that has been chosen to receive technical assistance from the Environmental Protection Agency to promote smart growth.
Fri., January 25, 2013 11:03am
Two subsidiaries of an international chemical company have agreed to pay more than $800,000 in two settlements for violations of federal chemical and pesticide laws. The Environmental Protection Agency announced it reached a settlement Thursday with Kemira Chemicals and Kemira Water Solutions
Mon., October 15, 2012 4:16pm
Residents along Southeast Georgia's Ogeechee River are finding a powdery, white residue that's making them concerned about pollution again. The residue is on banks and trees and comes after two large fish kills in recent years.
Thu., August 23, 2012 3:38pm
Gov. Nathan Deal is asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to suspend the federal requirement to add ethanol to gasoline, joining livestock and poultry farmers and several other governors who’ve made similar requests because of the price of corn.
Wed., August 22, 2012 10:30am
Attorneys general from Georgia and Alabama have applauded a 2-1 ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia that overturned a regulation clamping down on power plant pollution that contributes to unhealthy air crossing state lines.
Wed., August 8, 2012 6:47pm
Five million pounds of contaminated soil has been removed from a creek that runs through the Savannah River Site.
Wed., August 8, 2012 10:28am
Georgia Tech is one of five schools to receive federal grants for researching new ways to improve air quality and to track the effectiveness of pollution control measures. Georgia Tech is supposed to develop a system for estimating and minimizing the impacts of prescribed burning on air quality, particularly in Georgia.
Fri., July 20, 2012 3:56pm
Environmental officials are doing more tests on Monroe County wells that have unsafe levels of radon and uranium. The U-S Environmental Protection Agency, along with state and local officials, began collecting water sampleslast week from up to 50 homes. The testing goes through the end of July. Officials hope the data might tell them why some people are getting sick.