Dozens of angry residents spoke against a new pollution permit for an East Georgia textile mill last night. About 200 people came to an emotional public hearing concerning the proposed permit for King America Finishing. The company is linked to last year's huge fish kill in the Ogeechee River.
State environmental regulators are proposing stricter limits and more monitoring for a Screven County textile factory being sued over last year's massive fish kill in the Ogeechee River. The Environmental Protection Division is seeking public comment on a draft permit for King America Finishing.