Tankers hauling mystery sludge have been a common — and unwelcome — sight in rural counties, thanks to the state’s soil amendment program and industrial companies looking to get rid of smelly waste.
The Georgia Water Coalition’s annual Dirty Dozen report this year is intended to outline landmark legal cases in Georgia that led to significant restoration of the state’s waterways since 1972.
The rules were changed a few years ago. And it's created a stink among some farmers, their neighbors and environmental advocates.
Runoff from a growing number of giant solar farms polluting rivers and streams in rural South Georgia is becoming a major concern, an official with the state Environmental Protection Division said Monday.
Industrial facilities released more than 5 million pounds of toxic chemicals into Georgia’s waterways in 2020, putting Georgia in 13th place nationwide, according to a new report released by Environment Georgia.
It started in July. The callers live in Gourd Island, and they were hoping to share an important message that they say was being ignored by their local authorities.
In response to the havoc caused by the massive Golden Ray carrier that sank off the Georgia coast three years ago, commercial fishermen are suing the cargo ship owner and manager and the company responsible for the lengthy salvage operation.
The Southern Environmental Law Center and Concerned Citizens of Cook County are asking a judge to revoke an air quality permit for the planned Adel plant on the grounds that the state Environmental Protection Division did not take into consideration the serious health risks that the pollution would pose to those living closest to it.
A Screven County textile factory that was at the center of an investigation into a massive fish kill on the Ogeechee River in 2011 is closing.
Arctic communities have long been plagued by soot that drives snow melt and respiratory disease. Now, humans are making their mark in Antarctica.
The EPA announced on Monday a plan that it says will yield $190 billion in net benefits by 2050.
A new environmental report says that Georgia Power’s parent company and other regional utilities are not doing enough to reduce greenhouse emissions to avoid climate disaster.
The culprit is air pollution — a problem around the globe, from homes where people cook using coal and wood to the smoky streets of San Francisco when wildfires were raging.
A summary of the preliminary settlement shows that nearly 80% of the money would go to resolve claims filed on behalf of minors and children.
The German automakers have finished compensating U.S. owners as part of a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission. Most drivers chose to replace their vehicles, not repair them, the FTC says.