Mon., December 17, 2012 2:21pm
Georgia road-builders could start using a paving material made of coal ash from electric plants if a Southeast Georgia test project goes the way one utility wants. The Jacksonville energy company JEA is paving a private dirt road along the St. Mary's River in Georgia's Charlton County. Environmentalists say they can't think of a worse place to test a material that comes from coal and oil byproduct.
Fri., August 17, 2012 3:58pm
Gov. Nathan Deal is expanding the state’s definition of sustainable timber with the goal of building more “green” state facilities – and using Georgia-grown trees to do it.
Tue., February 14, 2012 3:57pm
A new study finds carbon neutrality will take as much as 50 years. In the meantime Georgia forests could feel negative impact. Many Georgia products going overseas.
Mon., August 15, 2011 4:36pm
Georgia Ports Authority has signed an agreement with a Canadian firm to upgrade the Port of Brunswick. The Logistec Corporation will spend $5 million to deepen container berths and improve the facility that handles wood pellets. Ports spokesman Robert Morris says, the Brunswick port is close to customers making and exporting wood pellets from the heart of Georgia's timber land.
Fri., July 29, 2011 4:55pm
The Altamaha River drains a quarter of the state, stretching from Atlanta and Macon to Darien on the coast. It’s been an engine for economic activity since Native Americans and early settlers used it to travel to inland Georgia.
Mon., May 23, 2011 7:57am
A state agency says Georgia timber growers are suffering from record losses after wildfires in March and tornadoes in April wiped out 301 square miles of forest statewide.