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County sick from sludge?

...drugs), heavy metals and a synergistic combination of up to 100,000 chemicals in use today.The Georgia Environmental Protection Division and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have never, to my knowledge, studied human health...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-01-13/county-sick-sludge
Plant Vogtle gets permit to draw Savannah River water for new cooling towers

...site on the Savannah near Waynesboro, Ga. for units 3 and 4 now under construction, according to the Georgia Environmental Protection Division.More than 250 comments were submitted to the EPD during a public comment period and hearing on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-11/plant-vogtle-gets-permit-dra
Augusta toxic waste site permitted to stop treating groundwater

...continue to monitor groundwater for chemicals but won't have to draw it for treatment, according to a Georgia Environmental Protection Division consent order filed Nov. 18.The site, now owned by Solutia Inc. and Prayon Inc., was named to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-10/augusta-toxic-waste-site-per
Agreement nears on moving buses

...requiring the city to have exclusive ownership of the new depot site.The school board has worked with the Georgia Environmental Protection Division on site cleanup and testing, and the city is close to approval from EPD on the plan for its site...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-08-26/agreement-nears-moving-buses
Homeowners dissatisfied with construction, customer service from developer Crown Communities

...Last month, the company, which is also known as Pillon Communities, was fined $13,750 by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division. It was ordered to correct erosion and other water quality control violations at Grove Landing off...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-11/homeowners-dissatisfied-cons
Latest Vogtle spending approved; plea for water conservation ignored

...the use of new cooling technology. The riverkeeper made the same argument with similar results to the Georgia Environmental Protection Division, which has issued a draft water withdrawal permit for the project.Riverkeeper Tonya Bonitatibus couched...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-20/latest-vogtle-spending-appro
Neighborhood developer fined for erosion control violations

The developer of a Grovetown subdivision has been fined by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division for failing to control erosion and other water quality control violations.Pillon Communities, which builds homes in the Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-30/neighborhood-developer-fined
Freeze on Tuesday night in Augusta; spring on hold

...it could be the last freeze of the season for Richmond County residents. A graphic provided by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division lists Richmond County's average last freeze date at March 26, and Columbia County's is slightly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-25/freeze-tuesday-night-augusta-
Environmental groups opposed Plant Vogtle plan to draw water from Savannah River

...daily water flow.Sara Barczak, the program director for Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, said the Georgia Environmental Protection Division should delay the Vogtle application until settling issues with dissolved oxygen levels in the Savannah...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-07/environmental-groups-opposed
Ga. chemical leak sparks alarm

...dangerous concentrations, it was really on there at the facility," Frazier said. Officials at the Georgia Environmental Protection Division and the president of MFG Chemical, Charles Gavin IV, did not immediately return messages seeking comment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-07/ga-chemical-leak-sparks-alar