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Ruth Bader Ginsburg

A resolute dedication to democratic ideals coupled with the wisdom to recognize how and when to see the task through to completion: Advocates for all causes would do well to emulate the qualities that made Justice Ginsburg a truly historic figure. We offer our condolences to her children and grandchildren. The country she worked so hard to improve will miss her.

News Release | Environment Georgia

Scorecard Highlights Legislators’ Environmental Records

Environment Georgia and Georgia Conservation Voters have joined forces to score every Georgia legislator for their votes on environmental legislation during the 2019-2020 legislative session. The release of the “Georgia Environmental Scorecard” comes as Georgians prepare to head to the polls for the Nov. 3rd general election.

News Release | Environment Georgia

STATEMENT: President Trump’s support for Southeast drilling moratorium is a step forward in work to protect Georgia’s coast from drilling

Atlanta, GA. -- The Trump administration announced Tuesday it is endorsing a 10-year drilling moratorium extension off Georgia’s coast. Environment Georgia has worked for decades to protect the Georgia coastline from the threat of dirty and dangerous offshore drilling. 

News Release | Environment Georgia Research & Policy Center

Georgia cities highlighted in new report on solar power progress

Atlanta, GA - Atlanta has doubled its solar capacity in the last five years and is climbing in the rankings while Athens trails New York City for solar per capita. Results come from the seventh edition of Shining Cities:The Top U.S. Cities for Solar, a new report released today by Environment Georgia Research & Policy Center. It is the most comprehensive survey available of installed solar capacity in major U.S. cities.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: U.S. House passes major public lands bill

"With today’s passage of this bill, we’re one step away from putting a lock and key on funding that has always been intended for conservation projects -- yet consistently diverted to other purposes. We’re closer to adopting a new consciousness for today’s world, that our lives are made richer if surrounded by more nature, rather than more extracted resources."

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