Tue., January 3, 2012 4:43pm
A broken pipe from a kaolin company caused a large spill in Reedy Creek. Kaolin is now in Brier Creek where 12,000 fish died in October from another spill. Drinking water is no longer being withdrawn from creek.
Mon., August 15, 2011 8:03am
A federal agency's report blasts state-level inspections of large farms in Georgia, saying insufficient oversight of how those farms dispose of manure pose a risk to nearby waterways. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Sunday that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Inspector General found a "significant risk" that Georgia's program for regulating its largest livestock producers "is failing to protect water quality."
Fri., May 27, 2011 8:56am
The Georgia Environmental Protection Division says a fish kill in the Ogeechee River was caused by a bacterial disease called columnaris.
Mon., May 23, 2011 1:32pm
State and federal environmental officials are looking into a fish kill on a 35 to 40 mile stretch of the Ogeechee River in Screven and Bulloch counties.