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This Week in GeorgiaGov: Environmental Protection

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.

eCycling a Growing Market

March 19, 2012

How can you get rid of old electronics without harming the earth? eCycle!

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