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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
Senate committee passes a bill that would could streamline environmental appeals

...would have to defer to the agency's expertise on technical matters under legislation approved today by the Senate Natural Resources Committee.Critics say the proposal, Senate Bill 486, would make it harder for people to get a fair break if they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-03-17/senate-committee-passes-bill
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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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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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Legislation would allow public-private reservoirs

...private-sector funds," Coca-Cola Enterprises Chairman and CEO John Brock said in a statement Friday.Senate Natural Resources Committee Chairman Ross Tolleson, R-Perry, who sponsored the bill, said it gives financially struggling local...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/georgia
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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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Appointees disappoint islanders

...Williams, R-Lyons; Senate Economic Development Committee Chairman Chip Pearson, R-Dawsonville; and Senate Natural Resources Committee Chairman Ross Tolleson, R-Perry, to serve on the joint committee. He also named Senate President Pro...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/19/met_136342.shtml
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Analysis: Disasters always happen at bad times

...of the committee and selection of its chairman Sen. Ross Tollison, R-Perry, who already chairs the Senate Natural Resources Committee. Joining him are Sen. George Hooks, D-Americus, supplying the voice of experience as the dean of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-07-26/analysis-disasters-always-ha
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Legislators claim agency is too powerful

...and regulations down people's throats," said Sen. Rene Kemp, D-Hinesville, vice chairman of the Senate Natural Resources Committee. "They are trying to grab a whole lot of money." If pending bills pass, the DNR will be able to charge...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/22/met_222951.shtml
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