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Bring One for the Chipper

December 26, 2013

Georgia residents can recycle their Christmas trees in a fun and easy way.

Fall Means Changing Leaves, Or Does It?

October 1, 2013

Will all the rain we got this summer affect the beautiful fall colors we look forward to every October and November?

New Don Carter State Park Opens on Lake Lanier

September 16, 2013

This morning, Governor Nathan Deal will recognize the opening of Don Carter State Park, Georgia's newest state park and its only on Lake Lanier.

Caving Put on Hold

June 28, 2013

Caving opportunities in north Georgia and surrounding areas are being restricted due to a fatal fungus in bat communities affecting the East Coast.

Finding Healthy, Local Food

June 17, 2013

Linking farmers and consumers, Georgia Grown makes it simple for families to buy local foods.

Dump the Pump

June 13, 2013

Try transit during Dump the Pump, June 17-21. For one day, ride transit and experience for yourself the benefits of not driving alone.

The Legislative Process: SB 136 Signed By Governor Deal

May 1, 2013

At the start of the legislative session, Governor Deal addressed the need for increased attention to public safety on Georgia’s waterways. Senate Bill 136 does exactly that.

Protecting the Air We Breathe: Air Quality Awareness Week

April 29, 2013

Today, April 29, Air Quality Awareness Week kicks off to educate Georgians about the health effects of air pollution and the meaningful actions they can take to improve outdoor air quality.

The Legislative Process: SB 136 Passes the House

March 25, 2013

In a 146-17 vote the Georgia House of Representatives passed SB 136, a measure to lower the legal intoxication limit for boaters and hunters.

The Legislative Process: SB 136 Goes to the House

March 8, 2013

The Senate unanimously approved a bill that would make it a crime to pilot a boat with a blood alcohol content of .08 or higher and increase penalties for those caught boating drunk.

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