Advocacy

CRBI uses federal, state and local laws to force action that protects, preserves and restores the Coosa River and its tributaries across a 5,000-square-mile land area stretching across north Georgia and northeast Alabama.
CRBI reviews pollution control permits for municipal and industrial wastewater facilities to prevent unnecessary pollution of our waterways, reviews land development plans to protect streams and wetlands, responds to citizen complaints of pollution problems and lobbies federal, state and local decision makers to secure laws that protect our water for boating, swimming, fishing and drinking water.
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Recent Advocacy posts:

2018 Georgia General Assembly: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

The Georgia General Assembly ended the 2018 legislative session on March 29. Now, a month out from Sine Die, we ...
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CRBI Honors Greenie Award Recipients

On April 19, CRBI celebrated Earth Week by recognizing five entities accomplishing extraordinary work to protect natural resources in northwest ...
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Chemical Spill Causes Fish Kill on Dawsonville Creek

March 26, 2018 Report on Flat Creek Chemical Spill: A chemical spill March 20 at Gold Creek Foods in Dawsonville ...
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24-Hour Tire Roll Brings Attention to State Budget Shenanigans

 On Feb. 28 and March 1, some 30 volunteers from CRBI and other Georgia Water Coalition member organizations pushed ...
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Local River Heroes Recognized

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mar. 15, 2018 REP. JOHN MEADOWS RECOGNIZED FOR WATER PROTECTION WORK AT STATEWIDE GATHERING OF CONSERVATIONISTS, GEORGIA DNR WORK ...
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CRBI Plans 24-Hour Capitol Tire Roll In Support of HR 158

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 20, 2018 TIRE ROLL DEMONSTRATION TO KICK OFF GEORGIA WATER COALITION CAPITOL CONSERVATION DAY In an ...
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2017 Annual Report

2017 Annual Report A overview of CRBI activities during 2017. CLICK HERE OR ON IMAGE BELOW TO READ THE FULL ...
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Join CRBI for Capitol Conservation Day

Join us on March 1st for Capitol Conservation Day with the Georgia Water Coalition.  We'll let you know about some ...
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CRBI Takes Action to Stop Pollution of Coosa at Plant Hammond

For Immediate Release: February 8, 2018 Conservation Groups Challenge Plant Hammond Permit due to Antiquated Cooling Water Structure Rome, GA—The ...
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Pollution and EPD Delays in Cleaning It Up Land Coosa River on Dirty Dozen Report

Two Coosa River issues were highlighted in the Georgia Water Coalition's annual Dirty Dozen report, a report highlighting the 12 ...
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