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Continued pressure from Isakson moves shipping channel deepening project in Savannah forward

...and millions of dollars in environmental studies, but clearing it seemed to be the final hurdle. Then the Environmental Protection Agency, the Fish & Wildlife Service and similar federal agencies also signed off.To speed things along, the state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-26/continued-pressure-isaks
EPA to decide whether to boost the use of popular weed killer 2,4-D

...study is needed on the effects of the herbicide and they are concerned it could endanger public health.The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to rule this fall on Dow AgroSciences' application to market Enlist, a new version of the 2...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-13/epa-decide-whether-boost-u
Georgia lets expire 15-year ban on using coastal aquifer to stash river water for droughts

...sometimes introduce bacteria or chemicals from disinfectants into the aquifer, according to the federal Environmental Protection Agency."I'd be mad as the devil if someone put an ASR well in our area and contaminated the Floridan aquifer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-09/georgia-lets-expire-15-year-b
Corps of Engineers' settlement won't change Thurmond Dam operations

Thurmond Dam won't be required to report to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency the amount of pollutants it's sending into the Savannah River, as a recent legal settlement ordered the Army Corps of Engineers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-06/corps-engineers-settlement-w
Agencies are attack dogs

...administration, the IRS has been a weapon to trample the constitutional rights of citizens. The IRS, the Environmental Protection Agency and other federal agencies have become a law unto themselves ? the fourth branch of government. Woe to anyone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-31/agencies-are-attack-dogs
Hearing on new Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan rules Tuesday in Atlanta

...Atlanta on Tuesday to voice their concerns.About 15 people from Augusta will attend the hearings on the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan, said April Wilson, a member of the local chapter of the Sierra Club."We want the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-28/hearing-new-environmental-pr
Toledo water contamination enters 3rd day

...results to the public over the weekend. She tweeted on Sunday that the state and federal branches of the Environmental Protection Agency "should make public what it knows about Toledo water. The public has a right to know. Transparency is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-04/3rd-day-toledo-water-woes
Support cleaner energy

In the wake of President Obama's announcement on his climate action plan, the Environmental Protection Agency has proposed limits to carbon emissions from power plants. Their new rules not only should help curb climate change but also provide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-27/support-cleaner-energy
FBI issues AC coolant warning

...The FBI is warning people to be on alert for refrigerant substitutes that have not been approved by the Environmental Protection Agency. Some contain propane, which is flammable and can explode or catch fire if, for example, a technician...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-19/fbi-issues-ac-coolant-warnin
Vogtle expansion on track, Georgia Power execs tell PSC

...life of the new reactors, and that tougher environmental rules on carbon emissions released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday make low-emitting nuclear fuel preferable to coal."We have contemplated carbon in our analysis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-03/vogtle-expansion-track-geo