Protect the Okefenokee

Protect the Okefenokee

The Okefenokee Swamp, one of Georgia’s seven natural wonders; the largest blackwater swamp in North America; and a wetland of international importance, is threatened by a proposed titanium mine.

Keep Coal Ash Out of Our Waters

Keep Coal Ash Out of Our Waters

Coal ash is the waste left over from burning coal. It contains toxic metals and cancer-causing chemicals. Learn more about how to help keep toxic coal ash from polluting our water. Coal Ash Legislation Passes! In 2020, Georgia passed its first law addressing the...
Stream Buffers to Protect Rivers

Stream Buffers to Protect Rivers

The Georgia Water Coalition is continuing its intensive efforts to re-establish buffer protections on all state waters, after this vital water quality protection was limited by a 2015 Georgia Supreme Court decision. The Coalition is working with legislators on a...
Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Amendment

Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Amendment

The Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Act (HB 332) and companion legislation calling for voter approval in a referendum this fall (HR 238) were both overwhelmingly passed by the State Legislature. The measures dedicates a portion of the existing state sales and use tax to...