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Georgia lets expire 15-year ban on using coastal aquifer to stash river water for droughts

...R-Brunswick, sought to make aquifer banking off-limits permanently for the coastal region last year. But the Senate Natural Resources Committee sent his bill to a study committee for further review. That move essentially let the ban lapse at the beginning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-09/georgia-lets-expire-15-year-b
Ruling affects Ga. water transfers

...chairman, is a member of the Tallulah River Watershed Council. But Sen. Ross Tolleson, chairman of the Senate Natural Resources Committee, wrapped up the public comments with a 9-minute speech for the rule's wording, noting the stakeholders...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-01-26/ruling-affects-ga-water-tran
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Georgia officials ready if oil seeps in

...Georgia's coast, and they acknowledge there's more they would have to do.A special subcommittee of the Senate Natural Resources Committee took testimony for three hours about the possible impact on Georgia from the oil spilling from BP's Deepwater...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2010-07-23/georgia-officials-ready-
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Senate approves measure against animal cruelty

...were concerned it would affect their sport. But the substitute version of the bill that emerged from the Senate Natural Resources Committee exempted a list of activities involving animals from its provisions, including hunting, scientific research...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/11/met_282297.shtml
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Senate may spare EPD from override

...regulations put forth by the state's Environmental Protection Division. During a meeting Wednesday of the Senate Natural Resources Committee, state Rep. Henry Reaves, D-Quitman, conceded that his bill is aimed only at water-quality regulations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/10/met_282097.shtml
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Senate may spare EPD from override

...regulations put forth by the state's Environmental Protection Division. During a meeting Wednesday of the Senate Natural Resources Committee, state Rep. Henry Reaves, D-Quitman, conceded that his bill is aimed only at water-quality regulations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/10/met_282106.shtml
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Committee to take up midyear spending bill

...offer grant money to fast-growing counties willing to commit to preserving undeveloped land, will hit the Senate Natural Resources Committee. The plan enjoys widespread bipartisan support and is expected to pass with little opposition. Legislation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/07/met_281824.shtml
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Activists target EPD veto bill

...combination with other steps (in the plan), we have to do it." Both of Mr. Ladd's bills are pending in the Senate Natural Resources Committee. Reach Dave Williams at (404) 589-8424. Assembly proposals Environmental activists are working to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/30/tec_281785.shtml
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Reservoir measure is criticized

...allows them to do just that.But the bill's sponsor, state Sen. Ross Tolleson, the chairman of the Senate Natural Resources Committee, said that's no different than Wall Street making money if the local government floats bonds to fund...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-03-29/reservoir-measure-criticized
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Hunting with silencers OK, lawmakers say

ATLANTA - Hunters would be able to use silencers to harvest deer and other game under legislation the Senate Natural Resources Committee approved Wednesday.Sen. John Bulloch, R-Ochlocknee, told the committee he sponsored Senate Bill 301...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-01-26/hunting-silencers-ok-law