Route unclear as May 19 deadline nears for DOT to decide whether to grant OK for Palmetto Pipeline

...need issue should be looked at closely and EPD should not spend the time and resources if it's not needed in the first place." EPD officials say they have not received an...certificate. It's unclear how much the EPD's process would cost taxpayers, but the...

Atlanta Gas Light delays church demolition plans

...told a few years later that it would have to vacate for more decontamination work.He was correct, because in recent years, EPD directed AGL to submit another cleanup plan to address the coal tar at the site, and AGL forwarded a plan Aug. 28 detailing...

City, EPD officials meet to discuss fines

...understanding of the position of the other party." EPD, however, has made no agreement to reduce...last month in a memo to Mr. Young from EPD Director Harold Reheis. Regulators cited...a lower fine, Augusta is also appealing EPD's Dec. 28 administrative order mandating...

EPD maps out Atlanta's road to reaching

...Environmental Protection Division said Thursday. EPD Director Harold Reheis unveiled an ozone-reduction...able to do it by the end of 1999." The EPD will take public comment on the plan until...road construction, Mr. Reheis said. The EPD plan would require use of low-sulfur gasoline...

EPD fans out with local office

...Mr. Frazier, who moved to Augusta from EPD's coastal office to become the 17-county district's manager. EPD, with 920 employees, is the smallest state...Southeast, he said. Regional offices will help EPD accomplish more without taxing resources...

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EPD OKs land use for plant

...gas-fired plant, one of two projects given the go-ahead since the EPD ended the moratorium last month, agency Assistant Director David...northeast of Columbus being planned by Oglethorpe Power. The EPD suspended its review of power-plant applications in May to...

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EPD program will clean up illegal tire dumps

...for the past few years, they contain a combined estimated total of 57 tons of tires. With the scrap tire program, the state EPD will pay contractors as much as $150 per ton to remove the tires from the Oglethorpe County sites. Jay Paul, the county's...

Area briefs: State EPD to hold wastewater hearing

...the Augusta Canal. Jeff Larson, municipal wastewater program manager for Georgia's Environmental Protection Division, said EPD is arranging a date and time for the hearing. Augusta wants Columbia County to halt its longstanding practice of discharging...

Rants & Raves

...yet the county is spending your tax dollars for the environmental disaster on Old Petersburg Road. I guess any fines levied by EPD will be paid by more of our tax dollars. Thanks for mud hole and for saving us from the water park, Ron. THIRTEEN MILLION...

State officials try to calm River Watch extension concerns

...highway with bike lanes, sidewalks and a bridge over the CSX Railroad.Kyle Collins, a DOT spokesman, said last month that the EPD visited the construction site Jan. 14 and found the project "did not have any significant sediment released." An inspector...