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Mayor rejects gas chamber for animals

...Make no mistake: There will be no gas chamber at the Richmond County Animal Control...this city, we will not have a gas chamber used to put down animals at the...he was looking to reinstate the gas chamber to destroy unwanted animals. After...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/04/met_282545.shtml
Metro
City ends use of gas chamber at pound

The gas chamber at the Richmond County Animal Control...mayor said he decided to shut down the gas chamber after recent articles in The Augusta...and detailing the fate of most in the gas chamber, triggered dozens of citizen calls to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/23/met_239787.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
City ends use of gas chamber at pound

The gas chamber at the Richmond County Animal Control...mayor said he decided to shut down the gas chamber after recent articles in The Augusta...and detailing the fate of most in the gas chamber, triggered dozens of citizen calls to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/23/met_239784.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Death in gas chamber common fate for unwanted animals

...that will die in the center's gas chamber this year. He had no name, only...each workday. Most die in the gas chamber -- a method of euthanasia now...under the law and still uses the gas chamber. It's cheaper and less troublesome...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/06/met_238239.shtml
Metro
Letter urges gas chamber closure

...the facility is illegally using a gas chamber to euthanize unwanted pets. The...officials say the licensing of the gas chamber was a state issue that dealt with...Cobb County to continue using the gas chamber. The letter to Cobb County, written...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/25/met_149156.shtml
Metro
Georgia in contempt for gas chamber use

...carbon monoxide gas in 1990 to continue using their gas chambers, but not to replace them. The Cobb County shelter's gas chamber was installed in 1995, which state inspectors knew when they checked the facility earlier this year, court documents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/11/met_147042.shtml
Metro
Lauds mayor for stopping gas chamber

I just wanted to thank Mayor Larry Sconyers for putting an end to the use of the gas chamber at the pound. I cannot imagine the horror that these animals went through being gassed to death. And then "coming to" at the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/28/op_240287.shtml
Opinion columns
Animals may get injection, not chamber

...lethal injection rather than by gas chamber. Mr. Oliver sent a memo to Director...use of lethal injection vs. the gas chamber. He asked Mr. Larmer to report...acknowledged. The center still uses the gas chamber because it's cheaper to operate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/17/met_239226.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Plight of neglected pets is never easy to observe

...abused or vicious animals that will die in the center's gas chamber this year."He had no name, only a tag identifying...hearings who testified to the "tragedy going on in this gas chamber," but he did not give out the gruesome pictures of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2010-04-10/plight-neglecte
City Ink | Government | Metro | City Ink | Government
Wants action on animal control issue

...Chronicle recently of his plans to reinstate the animal gas chamber. He mentions this would be less stressful for his employees...of instances where animals that had been placed in the gas chamber would sometimes "wake up" while employees were disposing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/08/edi_283269.shtml
Editorials | Augusta-Richmond County Commission