News Release | Environment Georgia

Statement: Dirty Water Rule puts the Okefenokee Swamp at risk

ATLANTA -- Under the Trump administration’s rule removing Clean Water Act protections for thousands of wetlands and streams, a titanium dioxide mining operation will be allowed to proceed near the Okefenokee Swamp in southeast Georgia without federal permits. The Army Corps of Engineers ruled that most of the wetlands impacted by the mine are no longer protected by the Clean Water Act.  

News Release | Environment America

STATEMENT: A new blueprint for our oceans would be a sea change for marine habitats and climate change

An ambitious new bill introduced on Tuesday by House Natural Resources Chairman Raúl Grijalva would change Americans’ relationship with our oceans and aid in our fight against climate change.

News Release | Environment Georgia

Environment Georgia’s Endorses Environmental Champions in Critical State House Races

Atlanta, GA - Environment Georgia announced today the endorsement of Reps. Rick Allen, Angelika Kauche, Beth Moore, Bob Trammell and Mary Frances Williams.

News Release

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.