Mon., November 19, 2012 7:10pm
The state Department of Health is encouraging Monroe County residents to fill out a health survey related to higher-than-normal levels of uranium and radon in the area, but the results may not be what neighbors concerned about toxins documented near the Plant Scherer coal-fired power plant in Juliette are hoping for.
Sat., November 17, 2012 12:00pm
Georgia health officials say they've reopened a public survey that aims to gather more information about Monroe County health issues that could be related to radon or uranium exposure.
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.
Fri., April 27, 2012 12:00pm
Georgia Power says tests show there aren’t unsafe levels of uranium in the water near Plant Scherer.
Mon., April 9, 2012 5:10pm
Potential health effects of emissions from Plant Scherer near Macon are under a new review by the state. It comes after high levels of radioactive uranium reportedly surfaced in nearby wells.
Mon., March 12, 2012 7:45am
Monroe County is trying to get a federal grant to help pay for clean water. Block grant would be used to pay for new water line in Monroe County. Residents say their water is making them sick.
Fri., September 25, 2009 4:25pm
Savannah River Site says workers fired after failing to notify superiors of