Our Mission and Upcoming Events
A community nonprofit organization committed to assuring a clean
Twitty Park was dedicated as a public park in 1924 when Mr. T. L. Cain of St. Simons Island gifted the land and iconic live oak trees in trust to Glynn County. The Glynn Environmental Coalition is working to ensure that Glynn County maintains Twitty Park for the benefit of the citizens and to enforce the public park requirements of T. L. Cain’s original gift.
GEC At A Glance
What? We work for a safe and healthy place to raise our families by assuring a clean environment and healthy economy for citizens of coastal Georgia.
Where? Coastal Georgia which resides within one of the most environmentally unique ecosystems on earth.
When? Now, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Why? Because we share a desire for and commitment to a clean environment & healthy economy.
How? We do it through a broad choice of activities in areas such as: Community Organizing; Technical Assistance; Water Quality and Safe Seafood; Air Quality; Education; Public Hearings; Lobbying Efforts; Clean-Ups; and Superfund Work.
August 2, 2016 - $29 million agreement reached to clean Brunswick Superfund site
August 1, 2016 - Settlement Reached to Clean Up Toxic Waste Site in Brunswick
July 29, 2016 - EPA announces $29M settlement for cleanup work at Brunswick site
July 20, 2016 - Georgia Dolphins in Grave Danger – Press Release
July 2016 - Annual Superfund Sites Updates
April 11, 2016 - Group demonstrates to save Twitty Park
April 8, 2016 - Group seeks to preserve Twitty park
February 24, 2016 - Glynn Academy student wins fair award
February 24, 2016 - Walmart supports safe seafood program
February 19, 2016 - Opponents of spaceport facing criticism
February 16, 2016 - Savannah area students win science fair honors
February 15, 2016 - GA student Wins Regional Science and Engineering Fair Award
January 25, 2016 - Environmentalist sue to preserve St. Simons Island park
January 18, 2016 - Law suit filed to keep SSI’s Twitty Park a public park
January 15, 2016 - Local Group Launches Effort to Save Iconic Twitty Park
December 12, 2015 - Sea Island gets OK for beach buildup, despite protests
November 17, 2015 - Area environmentalist react to Coastal Georgia Ecological Report Card
September 11, 2015 - City Commission Approved Superfund Cleanup Resolution
August 29, 2015 - Glynn Environmental Coalition rings in 25 years anniversary
August 3, 2015 - Public, city ask for complete Terry Creek Cleanup
July 27, 2015 - EPA to hold public meeting on Terry Creek cleanup plan