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In a pilot leak detection project by the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA), over 200 million gallons of water a year were detected as being lost. This extreme discovery helped GEFA receive a National Recognition Award--a prestigious honor demonstrating exceptional achievement in engineering.
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.
Georgia expanded its investment in clean water, tourism and public health this month by adding more than 9,500 acres to the Townsend and Flat Tub wildlife management areas along the Altamaha and Ocmulgee Rivers.
After years of protecting loggerhead nests from predators and hatchlings from commercial fishing, wildlife researchers last month reveled in a new finding - nest numbers on Georgia’s beaches are the highest they've been in 20 years. As of July 30, researchers had spotted more than 2,000 nests.