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Ga. solar farm raising environment concern

...he alerted the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which has jurisdiction over the wetlands, and the state Environmental Protection Division, which regulates siltation issues.The Development Authority is leasing the tract to Energiya Global Capital...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-11-16/ga-solar-farm-raising-environ
Judge rules for Rayonier in river case

...Wood wrote. And in interpreting the contract language, Wood found that Rayonier's permit issued by the Environmental Protection Division did not incorporate the state's water quality standards that the Riverkeeper argued the company has repeatedly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-02/judge-rules-rayonier-river-p
Ga. pipeline practices changed over time

...They must get a certificate of need from the Georgia Department of Transportation and a permit from the Environmental Protection Division. These rules apply only to petroleum pipelines. The siting of interstate natural gas pipelines is governed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-20/ga-pipeline-practices-change
Kinder Morgan appeals Georgia DOT decision against the Palmetto Pipeline in its certificate of need request

...first be granted a certificate of public convenience and necessity from the DOT and then a permit from the Environmental Protection Division at the Georgia Department of Natural Resources in order to acquire private land through eminent domain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-17/kinder-morgan-appeals-georgi
State opposing Palmetto Pipeline

...deadline."Despite the governor's comments, the transportation commissioner and the director of the Environmental Protection Division don't report to the governor. Each is appointed by separate boards.Also, both are required by law...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-07/state-opposing-palmetto-
Georgia DOT has until Tuesday to act on pipeline application

...law, pipeline companies must first obtain a certificate of need from the DOT and then a permit from the Environmental Protection Division at the Georgia Department of Natural Resources to initiate eminent domain proceedings.McMurry has until...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-13/georgia-dot-has-until-tuesday
Route unclear as May 19 deadline nears for DOT to decide whether to grant OK for Palmetto Pipeline

...If Kinder Morgan gets the green light from DOT, it will still have to receive a permit from the state Environmental Protection Division before it can use the right of eminent domain. That permit can be appealed to an administrative law judge...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-04/many-question-pipeline-p
EPA plan credits new nuclear reactors, including at Plant Vogtle

...the nation gets electricity and force utilities to cut carbon pollution from power plants.Georgia's Environmental Protection Division said Monday's proposal, unlike a draft released earlier this year, credits the state for investing in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-04/epa-plan-credits-new-nuclear
Residents fight sediment pollution from River Watch Parkway extension

...completion date.Each of the upgrades was required under an on-site investigation completed by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division.Collins said the review found the "project did not have any significant sediment released."Greenhill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-10/residents-fight-sediment-poll
Developers of proposed water park near Grovetown seek to postpone rezoning

...said Bell has not submitted to the county approved permits from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Environmental Protection Division or U.S. Army Corps of Engineers."It's something that we don't have," Strickland said. "If...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-03-04/developers-