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Federal clean water rollback makes the Georgia Water Coalition’s 2017 “Dirty Dozen”

The Georgia Water Coalition recently released its seventh annual Dirty Dozen report which highlights 12 of the worst offenses to Georgia’s waters and serves as a call to action to solve these problems. While previous years have largely focused on...

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Georgia Water Coalition releases 2016 “Dirty Dozen” report

The Georgia Water Coalition released its annual Dirty Dozen Report today, which highlights 12 of the worst offenses to Georgia's waterways in 2016. While the report identifies some ongoing and serious pollution problems, it is not a list of the...

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Delay of northeast Georgia reservoir underscores flawed justification for project

As the ongoing battle over water supply reservoirs around metro Atlanta continues, Hall County in northeast Georgia has withdrawn its application for a permit needed to construct the Glades Reservoir. SELC and our partner, Chattahoochee Riverkeeper,...

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Georgia Water Coalition releases annual “Dirty Dozen” report

The Georgia Water Coalition has released its annual “Dirty Dozen” report, which highlights 12 of the worst offenses to Georgia's waterways. For 2014, the report highlights state water policy, treatment of coastal and freshwater wetlands, the...

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GWC releases annual “Dirty Dozen” report

The Georgia Water Coalition has released its annual “Dirty Dozen” report, which highlights 12 of the worst offenses to Georgia's waterways. Click here to see the full list.

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SELC protecting the Flint River

As part of the Georgia Water Coalition, SELC worked to defeat a bill in the 2013 state General Assembly that would have affected the Flint River. While the bill contained a provision allowing for so-called “flow augmentation” projects in parts of...

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Advocating for a Healthy Water Future

In January, the Georgia Water Coalition released its sixth biennial report Recommendations for a Healthy Water Future, stating the coalition's mission for 2013 and 2014. Intended to serve as water management guidelines for state government, from the...

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Stormwater Enforcement Guide for Georgia

As development increases in Georgia’s metro areas, so does stormwater pollution—the runoff that picks up mud and debris from construction sites and oil and other chemicals from paved surfaces and washes them into rivers, lakes, and streams. To help...

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