New North Augusta Park & Ride facility to offer carpool options for commuters

...at Exit 5.The project is a joint effort between the city of North Augusta, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, the South Carolina Department of Transportation, and the Augusta Regional Transportation Study to improve air...

Augusta residents, officials see progress in goat project

...all the way up to my house yet, but so far what the goats have done looks great. It's going better than I expected."Environmental Health Manager Randy Wishard has checked on the goats a number of times since they went to work Aug. 13.However, because...

Latest Vogtle spending approved; plea for water conservation ignored

...with similar results to the Georgia Environmental Protection Division, which has issued...couched the issue in terms of not only environmental protection but also the practical matter...the reactors will be improved and the environmental impact will be significantly reduced...

Fort Gordon lacks comments on possible job cuts

...Kropp, spokeswoman for the Army Environmental Command at Fort Sam Houston...comment period ends for the Army Environmental Command to receive all mail postmarked...comments as yet of unexpected environmental impacts."

The Artside: Artist Activist exhibit explores art for social change

...activist artists and local and national artists together to address issues including war, animal rights, race, poverty, environmental change and other topical concerns.Featured artists are Francie Bishop Good, Sue Coe, Richard Cutrona, Deborah Davidson...

Recycling Perks program awards unearned discounts

...occur," Lori Videtto, the deputy director of Augusta Environmental Services, acknowledged last week in response to the findings...Augusta Commission members, at least two contacted city Environmental Services Director Mark Johnson.Johnson said that when...

Report highlights ongoing concerns with aging SRS infrastructure

...maintenance puts site workers on the front line of associated safety issues, Clements said. As the site continues to age, environmental problems are also likely, he said."If the infrastructure continues to degrade, it will make it difficult to attract...

EPA to decide whether to boost the use of popular weed killer 2,4-D

...could endanger public health.The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to rule...fall. In the department's final environmental review released last week, the USDA...safety of the herbicide for human and environmental health. The agency has already found...

Make recycling mandatory

...how it can be done economically. Given Augusta's infrastructure, the access to road and rail may alleviate both the environmental and transportation costs.The second issue would be getting the community on board with sorting trash into separate bins...

Poultry operation eyes Aiken County

...poultry farm 60 miles north of downtown Aiken, prevailed against a community challenge. The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control board sided with P&W Poultry in Newberry County and upheld its permit. The board did so after listening to residents...