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Georgia led states in clean energy jobs during first quarter, according to report

...Texas. The report was compiled by Environmental Entrepreneurs, a nonpartisan group...leaders and investors that promotes environmental policies.Jeff Benzak, a spokesman for Environmental Entrepreneurs, said Georgia hasn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-30/georgia-led-states-clean-e
Ga. sues over EPA water rule

...multistate challenge to a newly adopted rule by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...most farm and business groups side with Olens, and most environmental organizations agree with the federal agencies. The case...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-01/ga-suing-feds-over-epa-w
Thousands gather on Portland bridge as Oregon eases into era of legal marijuana

...people who may be from out of state, out of the area, who don't really know or understand our land-use laws and our environmental protections," she said.___Associated Press writer Jeff Barnard in Williams, Ore., contributed to this report.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-01/thousands-gather-portland-
Aiken County recycling rate nearly three times better than Augusta's

...of the Savannah River, that is.Environmental statistics released Monday show that...Augusta's.Records provided by Au gus ta Environmental Services show the city recycled...Videtto, the deputy director of Augusta Environmental Services. "The residents of Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-30/aiken-county-recycling-rate-n
Georgia gets new outdoor water use rules

...will be governed here in Georgia by the new regulations.Environmental groups say the rules give too much discretion to a political...agribusiness groups say the rules are a fair compromise.The Environmental Protection Division of the Department of Natural Resources...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-30/georgia-gets-new-outdoor
Rants & Raves

...Department of Commerce for seeking citizen input to the environmental impacts of the roadways North Augusta wants to widen and...their comments by the deadline, June 29 to the Regional Environmental Officer, U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-26/rants-raves
Usher the return of the citizen legislator by imposing term limits

...and regulations continues with complete disregard for the people they affect.From the Internal Revenue Service to the Environmental Protection Agency, big government is taxing and regulating almost every aspect of our lives. Too many people are tangled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-06-28/usher-return-cit
SC senators say Heigel has the right experience to balance business, environmental interests

...South Carolina's public health and environmental agency got it right this time in selecting...director of the Department of Health and Environmental Control. The unanimous vote followed...balance between business, consumer and environmental interests.Heigel began her career...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-21/sc-senators-say-heigel-has-ri
U.S. Energy Department yet to release environmental document on potential German waste shipments to SRS

...of Energy says a required report on environmental impacts awaits completion. A draft of the environmental assessment could be released "in the...be noted that even after the final (environmental assessment) is complete, it does...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-23/us-energy-department-yet-rele
New EPA rule would increase fuel efficiency for heavy trucks

...medium and heavy-duty trucks and vans.The rules from the Environmental Pro tection Agency are designed to slash carbon dioxide...billion in fuel costs, compared to previous standards.Environmental groups cheered the new rule."Anyone who's ever been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-19/new-epa-rule-would-increas