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Columbia County commission approves rezoning for Kroger Marketplace

...Planning Services Division, said it will take developers awhile to get through the permitting process the Environmental Protection Division requires.They also will need state Department of Transportation approval for some traffic alterations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-21/columbia-county-commission
Homeowners dissatisfied with construction, customer service from developer Crown Communities

...Last month, the company, which is also known as Pillon Communities, was fined $13,750 by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division. It was ordered to correct erosion and other water quality control violations at Grove Landing off Harlem-Grovetown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-11/homeowners-dissatisfied-cons
Ga. lawmakers review power plant changes

...force Georgia to trim its carbon dioxide emissions roughly 44 percent from 2012 through 2030. Georgia's Environmental Protection Division is still trying to figure out how to meet those goals.An analysis by environmental groups Sierra Club...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-09/ga-lawmakers-review-power-pl
Atlanta Gas Light to continue contamination cleanup in 2015

...groundwater for 10 years, the lingering contamination had reached a level where it was required by the Environmental Protection Division to be removed. The contamination has not posed a human risk, however, because there are no wells in use...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-11/atlanta-gas-light-continue-co
Neighborhood developer fined for erosion control violations

The developer of a Grovetown subdivision has been fined by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division for failing to control erosion and other water quality control violations.Pillon Communities, which builds homes in the Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-30/neighborhood-developer-fined
EPA: Army must move faster on old base contamination testing

...residents. Gov. Nathan Deal wrote a letter to prod Army officials Sept. 4 and state regulators at the Environmental Protection Division also urged quick action after tests revealed a threat to public health.State officials said the Army has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-28/epa-army-must-move-faster-old
'Do not swim' ban could be lifted Tuesday

...tracked the substance to the mouth of Rae's Creek and followed it downstream to Goodale River Landing.The Environmental Protection Division was called to investigate but found no evidence of a hazard. Savannah Riverkeeper collected samples of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-15/do-not-swim-ban-could-be-lif
Agreement nears on moving buses

...the city to have exclusive ownership of the new depot site.The school board has worked with the Georgia Environmental Protection Division on site cleanup and testing, and the city is close to approval from EPD on the plan for its site, said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-08-26/agreement-nears-moving-buses
Latest Vogtle spending approved; plea for water conservation ignored

...use of new cooling technology. The riverkeeper made the same argument with similar results to the Georgia Environmental Protection Division, which has issued a draft water withdrawal permit for the project.Riverkeeper Tonya Bonitatibus couched...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-20/latest-vogtle-spending-appro
Georgia lets expire 15-year ban on using coastal aquifer to stash river water for droughts

...has vowed to keep up the fight, no matter what the study committee's findings. Meanwhile, the state Environmental Protection Division says it hasn't permitted any aquifer banking in the state. It's preparing a $5 million pilot project...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-09/georgia-lets-expire-15-year-b