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State officials try to calm River Watch extension concerns

...Facing a possible stop-work order, Collins said the DOT revised the project's Erosion, Sedimentation and Pollution Control Plan to "ensure the River Watch Parkway Extension remained in compliance with environmental standards" through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-21/state-officials-try-calm-rive
Residents fight sediment pollution from River Watch Parkway extension

...runoff.As required, Collins said the DOT re-evaluated and revised the project's Erosion, Sedimentation and Pollution Control Plan last week and that E.R. Snell has bolstered its best management practices to include mulching soil stockpiles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-10/residents-fight-sediment-poll
River Watch extension complaints prompt water tests

...Department to revise its Erosion, Sedimentation and Pollution Control Plan for the $35.5 million parkway expansion project...revised the project's Erosion, Sedimentation and Pollution Control Plan last week and that E.R. Snell has bolstered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-11/river-watch-extension-compla
What Is It?

...signal lights were new for 1971. Engines were still available up to 455 cubic inches, but the detuning had begun. Pollution controls and insurance rates had begun to affect the performance of muscle cars by 1971. The 442 muscle car version was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-02-19/what-it
A heated debate on climate

...came in No. 1 and No. 2, respectively.The same poll showed that American interest in stricter government pollution controls for business and industry is at the lowest point since Gallup launched the environmental survey in 2001.One can't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-09-21/heated-debate-climate
State agency fines Barnwell

...environmental agency said the city had violated the Pollution Control Act and Water Pollution Control Permits Regulation. "This had nothing to...Barnwell was fined $1,200 for violating state pollution control regulations by burning materials on his land...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-06/state-agency-fines-barnwell
Obama administration drives ahead with new cleaner gas rule

...sulfur levels in the gasoline by about two-thirds by 2017. Less sulfur in gasoline makes it easier for a car's pollution controls to effectively filter out emissions, resulting in cleaner air, the EPA says. For car manufacturers, stricter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-03/obama-administration-drive
Georgia Power rate hike approved, costing average customer $100 a year by 2016

...Tim Echols noted the agreement provides Georgia Power with "some additional revenue for operations and required pollution controls while lowering their return on equity.""No one wants rates to go up, and we did our best to keep it to a minimum...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-12-18/georgia-power-rate-hike-appr
Georgia Power agrees to smaller rate increase

...executives in their official filing.The company executives said the increase was needed to keep up with growth and pollution-control requirements.Consumer groups and individuals testified before the commission against the rate increase, but the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-11-18/georgia-power-agrees-smaller
PSC staff calls for no electricity rate hike

...for the average residential customer's monthly bill starting in January. It says the boost is needed to pay for pollution-control equipment, maintenance and expansion.The expert testimony came in the second round of hearings on the request...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-05/psc-staff-calls-electricit