Category Archives: Georgia News

Georgia EPD Eases Watering Limits, Reminds Citizens Year-round Conservation Needed

Georgia EPD Eases Watering Limits, Reminds Citizens Year-round Conservation Needed      The Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) is easing outdoor water use restrictions in 55 counties including metropolitan Atlanta, but reminds Georgians that state law requires some statewide outdoor watering limits year-round. Georgia EPD Eases Watering Limits, Reminds Citizens Year-round Conservation Needed Source:…
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Georgia EPD Presses For Metro Atlanta Water Conservation To Combat Drought

Georgia EPD Presses For Metro Atlanta Water Conservation To Combat Drought      Faced with a stubborn drought and the warmest April on record in Atlanta, the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) is urging metro Atlantans to conserve water and follow the state’s outdoor water use schedules. Georgia EPD Presses For Metro Atlanta Water…
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Georgia Environmental Protection Division Open Burning Ban Begins May 1, 2017

Georgia Environmental Protection Division Open Burning Ban Begins May 1, 2017      Beginning May 1, the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) open burning ban will be in effect for 54 Georgia counties.  The open burning ban has been in place during the summer ozone season since 2005. Georgia Environmental Protection Division Open Burning…
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Georgia EPD To Host Public Hearing in Hawkinsville On Hollingsworth and Vose Air Quality Permit Application

Georgia EPD To Host Public Hearing in Hawkinsville On Hollingsworth and Vose Air Quality Permit Application {inline_image}      The Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) will host a forum on Tuesday, March 14 in Hawkinsville to answer questions and also receive formal comments regarding Hollingsworth and Vose Company’s Air Quality Operating Permit application to construct a…
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