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Household Hazardous Waste Disposal

August 11, 2015

Everyday household items can cause big problems if they're just tossed in the trash.

Georgia Rockcress Declared a Threatened Species

September 30, 2014

Only 5,000 Georgia Rockcress plants exist, making it a threatened species in the state.

Understanding the Air Quality Index

July 8, 2014

The Air Quality Index is a valuable resource for planning your outdoor activity levels.

State Agencies Receive $87.4 Million for Energy and Water Conservation

June 26, 2014

Passed overwhelmingly by Georgia voters in 2010, energy performance contracting allows state agencies to use funds normally spent on utility bills to finance building improvements. These improvements focus on lowering energy and water consumption.

Who doesn't love turtles?

June 3, 2014

Learn some great facts and useful safety tips about encountering sea turtles on our Georgia beaches.

Water Loss Technical Assistance Program Helps Conserve Water

May 20, 2014

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.


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 one 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.