Issues

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Protect Clean Water in GeorgiaYou can learn more about the issues affecting clean water and property rights below and taking action at www.protectgeorgia.org.

Updates: The Georgia Water Coalition Blog

The latest updates on our issues, events and successes.

 

Coal Ash

Coal ash is a toxic waste left over from burning coal.  Millions of tons of this waste threaten communities around the state.  Learn more.

Trust Fund Honesty

The State of Georgia collects “fees” when you dispose of trash at your local landfill and buy new tires. The money is supposed to go to clean up hazardous sites and tire dumps. But these “Trust Funds” are frequently raided by elected officials for other purposes. Learn More.

 

Upcoming Events

Nov
12
Tue
2019
9:00 am GWC Fall Member Meeting @ Alcovy Conservation Center - Georgia Wildlife Federation
GWC Fall Member Meeting @ Alcovy Conservation Center - Georgia Wildlife Federation
Nov 12 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
GWC Fall Member Meeting @ Alcovy Conservation Center - Georgia Wildlife Federation
GWC Fall Member Meeting Tuesday, November 12, 2019 Alcovy Conservation Center in Covington 9-5pm   Join us as we discuss GWC priority issues and strategy and prepare for the 2020 Legislative Session Learn about PFAS[...]
Mar
12
Thu
2020
6:00 pm Clean 13 Celebration @ Mason Fine Art
Clean 13 Celebration @ Mason Fine Art
Mar 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join us in honoring the 2019 Clean 13 Water Heroes at a celebration on March 12, 2020 from 6-9m at Mason Fine Art in Atlanta. Honorees include: Amerson River Park in Macon-Bibb County Rep. Debbie[...]