For Immediate Release
Required Groundwater Report Running Behind Schedule
ATLANTA, GA (July 11, 2017)—During the 2015 Georgia Legislative Session the House of Representatives passed House Resolution 1198, which required the Environmental Protection Division (EPD) to issue a report detailing its review of current underground drinking water regulations by June 30, 2017. The report has yet to be issued by EPD, but new groundwater contamination has been identified since 2015 as a result of leaking coal ash ponds at coal fired power plants round the state. Read the full release at https://www.gawater.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/2017_07_11Groundwater-report-late.pdf