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...

River Watch extension complaints prompt water tests

...million parkway expansion project.Since the EPD performed an on-site inspection on Jan...divert and limit runoff one month after the EPD's on-site review.Collins said the...from driveways and roads.Kevin Chambers, EPD spokesman, said the division's final...

Residents fight sediment pollution from River Watch Parkway extension

...effects construction has had on the neighborhood, prompted Georgia EPD and Savannah Riverkeeper Tonya Bonitatibus to investigate the DOT for possible violations.Collins said EPD representatives met with the DOT and E.R. Snell officials Jan...

Water park developer provides missing documents to Columbia County officials

...was unable to provide an update Monday.Kevin Chambers, a spokesman for the EPD, said a search of their records shows "no evidence that Mr. Bell has contacted EPD regarding this project."Chambers said the county health department regulates...

Potential spill in river tracked by Savannah Riverkeeper, unconfirmed by EPD

...several areas of the river and Raes Creek. The agency found no evidence of a hazard."We have yet to confirm a spill," said EPD spokesman Kevin Chambers. "We found no sheen, no odor, no stress to aquatic life."Jacobs said he suspected the substance...