News | December 12, 2012

Court upholds coastal marsh protections on Wilmington Island

A state court ruled yesterday that Georgia’s Coastal Marshlands Protection Committee violated the Coastal Marshlands Protection Act when it failed to require a needs assessment justifying a private marina in state marshlands on Wilmington Island, east of Savannah, Georgia.  The legal challenge was brought by the Southern Environmental Law Center on behalf of the Center for a Sustainable Coast, Ogeechee Riverkeeper, and Savannah Riverkeeper.

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