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Less pollution means more Atlanta rainfall, researchers say

...as this would be taken to heart by all of Georgia's leaders, no matter their political hue."But veteran environmental lobbyist Neill Herring, who works for the Sierra Club and other groups, has reservations about the reception the study...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-06-06/less-pollution-means-mor
As government budgets shrink, Riverkeepers become watchdogs and whistleblowers

...polluters to explore every loophole, Riverkeeper groups will have more to watch for, said Neill Herring, a veteran environmental lobbyist in Atlanta.Riverkeepers never wanted the role of whistleblower, but have been forced into such duties by necessity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-10-28/government-budgets-shrink-riv
Georgia Public Service Commission candidate's debts, education questioned

...egregious acts that he commits against the ratepayers and the consumers in this state," she said.Davidson, an environmental lobbyist who captured 48 percent of the vote in an attempt to win another PSC seat four years ago, said she has filed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-06-08/georgia-public-service-c
Trash industry is wary of fee raise

...business from the Three Rivers authority if it were forced to bill customers $38 per ton, up from $35. But environmental lobbyists in Georgia say they expect legislation in that state will match Gov. Mark Sanford's fee increase. The Three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2009-02-01/trash-industry-wary-fee-raise
Metro | Savannah River Site | Augusta Economy
Reservoir-funding bill is approved by 2 votes

...a compromise that would have to be voted on again by both chambers.With such a close margin in the House, environmental lobbyists will try to change enough minds to get the two votes needed to kill the bill. But representatives with the Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/georgia
Georgia Legislature | Metro
Groups worry about negative environmental impact

...our organization, obviously stopping any major new coal plant is a top priority." Neill Herring, a veteran environmental lobbyist who also represents the Sierra Club, said the argument that nuclear power offsets the sins of coal misstates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/22/bus_556610.shtml
Business | Energy and power | Water | Vogtle Nuclear Power Plant
Lobbyists see reform as aid to businesses

...unnecessary regulation on small business," Perdue spokesman Shane Hix said Tuesday. But Neill Herring, a labor and environmental lobbyist, said the concept could undermine protective regulation for consumers, workers and the environment. He said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/20/bus_450759.shtml
Business
State ethics reform lives again

...with nonprofit groups including AARP Georgia and the Georgia Council on Substance Abuse. Neill Herring, an environmental lobbyist, said he is concerned that the existing law contains a massive loophole defining who qualifies as a lobbyist...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/31/met_441417.shtml
Metro
N-power a good bet

...on the other hand, pollutes heavily and has been responsible for thousands of deaths. The problem with the environmental lobbyists are they don't like any of the nation's energy sources, except for those that haven't been developed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/14/edi_344848.shtml
Editorials
Whitaker: Alaska oil and gas could help Americans weather energy crisis

...sent legislation to President Bill Clinton as part of the Balanced Budget Act. Clinton, under pressure from environmental lobbyists and others, vetoed the bill. Today, America's increased dependency on oil imports, especially from OPEC...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/04/08/op_311714.shtml
Opinion columns