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'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
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
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
Impacts debated for Georgia Environmental Protection Division budget cuts

A decade ago, Georgia's Environmental Protection Division opened an Augusta office as part of a plan to expand its role as a regulator of clean air and water.The 9,300-square-foot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2011-09-01/impacts-debated-georgia-
Preachers pray for Trinity CME Church's survival

...water damage and structural issues. Atlanta Gas Light is expected to submit a cleanup plan to Georgia's Environmental Protection Division in August to address lingering coal-tar contamination, but what that means for the church building is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-14/preachers-pray-trinity-cme-c
Ga. chemical leak sparks alarm

...dangerous concentrations, it was really on there at the facility," Frazier said. Officials at the Georgia Environmental Protection Division and the president of MFG Chemical, Charles Gavin IV, did not immediately return messages seeking comment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-07/ga-chemical-leak-sparks-alar
Climate change brings heat, mosquitoes, other summer dangers

...federal air quality standards three times in 2013, according the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Environmental Protection Division."If we don't take action soon to reduce the carbon pollution that causes climate change, soon summers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-01/climate-change-brings-heat-m
1 worker hurt in chemical leak at Dalton plant

...noticed that some vapor was leaving the site. Investigators for the Dalton fire department and Georgia's Environmental Protection Division were still trying to determine Monday exactly what happened."We're investigating that, and we haven't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-07/1-worker-hurt-chemical-leak-d