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Georgia updates state disaster plan

...thing to do," he said.The EPD was criticized in recent years for its response to disasters in Athens and along the Ogeechee River that led to massive fish kills. A fire at a chemical plant near an Athens stream and a pollution discharge into the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-29/georgia-updates-state-disast
Southeastern Natural Sciences Academy vies for Ogeechee River research funds

...water quality in the polluted Ogeechee River.Georgia's Environmental Protection...the resource (in this case the Ogeechee River) be considered."The academy's...would provide more benefits to the Ogeechee River. "The Academy has a proven track...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-01-30/southeastern-natural-sciences
State pulls Ogeechee River permit

...to analyze the effect of its discharge on the Ogeechee River.The Georgia Environmental Protection Division...158,609. The facility discharges to the Ogeechee River.? The Ogeechee River Research Proposal involves Georgia Southern University...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-10-18/state-pulls-ogeechee-riv
Ogeechee River monitoring debated

Few people disagree that the Ogeechee River needs more scrutiny after a major 2011 fish kill...We do oppose it because it is not protecting the Ogeechee River and doesn't offer appropriate studies to do an adequate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-11-06/ogeechee-river-monitoring-deb
DNR: Disease kills 33,000 fish in Ogeechee River

...SAVANNAH, Ga. - A mysterious disease outbreak in the Ogeechee River last month killed more than 33,000 fish of several...Wedincamp and others who live and work along the Ogeechee River say they're worried authorities will give up without...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-06-07/dnr-disease-kills-33000-fish
Property owners along Ogeechee River challenge property assessments due to chemicals

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Property owners along the Ogeechee River are challenging the tax assessed values of their land. They say it's lost value because of chemical discharges from a textile...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-08-26/property-owners-along-ogeeche
King America Finishing to create Ogeechee River nature center

...Finish ing, which is intended to allow the company to proceed with environmental improvement projects to benefit the Ogeechee River in east Georgia," EPD spokesman Kevin Chambers said in a statement.The company came under scrutiny in May 2011...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-10-16/king-america-finishing-create
Textile plant to pay $1 million in Ogeechee River fish kill

...38,634 fish died along a 70-mile stretch of the Ogeechee River.In a 22-page consent order prepared by Georgia's...wastewater, which was ultimately discharged to the Ogeechee River in violation of their permit," EPD spokesman Kevin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-09-21/textile-plant-pay-1-millio
Textile plant faces stricter permit after Ogeechee River fish kill

...38,634 fish died along a 70-mile stretch of the Ogeechee River.Georgia's Environmental Protection Division...wastewater, which was ultimately discharged to the Ogeechee River in violation of its permit.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-02-03/textile-plant-faces-stricter
Georgia lets expire 15-year ban on using coastal aquifer to stash river water for droughts

...spurred into action back in 1999 when a private company in Savannah sought a permit to pump treated river water from the Ogeechee River into the aquifer ? and then sell the stored water to customers. State lawmakers agreed to put the practice on hold...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-09/georgia-lets-expire-15-year-b