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This Week in GeorgiaGov: Environmental Protection

Adopt-A-Stream

October 15, 2013

Help take care of the environment with Georgia's Adopt-A-Stream program.

Dump the Pump

June 13, 2013

Try transit during Dump the Pump, June 17-21. For 1 day, ride transit and experience for yourself the benefits of not driving alone.

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.

Georgia ‘Sees the Green’ by Conserving Lands and Waterways

January 30, 2013

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.

How to Dispose of Scrap Tires

October 25, 2012

The improper disposal of scrap tires is a trend that threatens both environmental and public health. Learn how to safely and legally dispose of scrap tires.

Power to the Pedals: Atlanta’s First Bike to Work Challenge

October 3, 2012

This October, The Clean Air Campaign, the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition and local transportation management associations have organized the first-ever Bike to Work Challenge. The Bike to Work Challenge encourages current and new bicycle commuters to compete as individuals or on teams with other cycling enthusiasts in the metro Atlanta area.

Forestry Commission Joins Task Force to Prevent Arson

September 17, 2012

The Georgia Forestry Commission is joining with 13 other states to launch the Southeast Arson Task Force, the first of its kind in the nation. A federal grant is funding the project, which will advance the training for fire investigators in member states, most of which are understaffed and underfunded.

Governor Deal Announces Georgia CommuteSmart Program

September 11, 2012

To reduce state employee commute times, Governor Nathan Deal recently initiated the Georgia CommuteSmart Program. With 4 options for agencies and state employees, the program allows more flexibility for work travel schedules.

Waiver for Summer Gasoline Requirements

September 7, 2012

With Gulf-area refineries struggling to meet fuel supply demands in the wake of Hurricane Isaac, the Environmental Protection Agency this week announced that it would temporarily waive Clean Air Act requirements that states sell only low volatility gasoline during the summer.

Clean Air Campaign Commuter Rewards

August 29, 2012

Do you drive to work alone every day? See how you can protect the environment, reduce traffic congestion and even earn a little cash with alternative commute methods.

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