Georgia Water Coalition’s Dirty Dozen 2014
A Call to Action

Georgia Water Coalition’s “Dirty Dozen” list highlights the worst offenses to Georgia’s waters.

The Dirty Dozen shines a spotlight on pending threats to Georgia’s water as well as state policies and failures that ultimately harm—or could harm—Georgia property owners, downstream communities, fish and wildlife, hunters and anglers, and boaters and swimmers.

The Georgia Water Coalition publishes this list as a call to action for our state’s leaders and its citizens to correct pollution problems, eliminate the wasteful use of our state and local tax dollars and restore our streams, rivers, lakes and coastal wetlands.

Read the 2014 Dirty Dozen Report or the Press Release.

1. Georgia's Water: State Water Policy Threatens Streams, Aggravates Water Wars, Wastes Tax Dollars

2. Georgia’s Coastal & Freshwater Wetlands: EPD Refuses to Enforce Clean Water Laws

3. Floridan Aquifer: State Leaders Drop Well Water Protections to Experiment With Risky Water Injection Schemes

4. Chattahoochee River: Weakened State Agency Allows Industries to Foul River

5. Coosa River: Long Delayed State Clean Up Plan Allows Power Company to Continue Polluting

6. Flint River: Textile Manufacturer’s Pollution, State Water Policy Create Conundrum

7. Savannah River: Pollutants, Nuclear Reactors Suck Water and Life out of Savannah

8. Georgia's Small Streams and Wetlands: National Rule To Protect Georgia’s Streams and Wetland Treasures Under Attack

9. Withlacoochee River & Floridan Aquifer: Gas Pipeline Threatens Southwest Georgia Water, Way of Life

10. Turtle River: Toxic Legacy Poisons Dolphins, Drinking Water

11. Satilla River: Toxic Legacies Threaten Waycross Residents

12. Little Satilla Creek & Penholloway Creek: Titanium Mine Threatens Wetlands, Well Water

Previous Dirty Dozen Reports can be found here.

To view a larger 2014 map, click here.

 

 

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