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UPCOMING EVENTS

The 6th Annual International Festival, Friday, March 31, 2-7 PM, College of Coastal Georgia, Brunswick Campus. Celebrate the diverse cultures that call the Golden Isles home through art, music, food, cultural displays, and activities. The event features a Global Food Bazaar, marketplace of artisan wares, and a varied lineup of musical entertainment. GEC will have an exhibit at the free festival and invite you to join us.

 

TOUR IS FULL - GEC 1st Friday Lunch, 11 AM, April 7, Tour of Symrise (formerly Renessenz), Colonel’s Island, Brunswick.  The April "First Friday" lunch will feature a tour of the Symrise, Inc. - Colonel's Island Plant located off of Highway 17 about 3 miles south of the Jekyll Island causeway.  Symrise is a global company which manufactures flavors and fragrances.  Symrise has recently acquired the Colonel's Island facility which makes ingredients that are ultimately used in a variety of "everyday" products, such as toothpaste, chewing gum, laundry detergent, hand or bath soaps, perfumes, etc.  The guided tour will be followed by lunch onsite.  Transportation will be provided for all visitors inside the plant.  Attendance is limited to 25 people.

 

Electronics Recycling & More Event, Keep Golden Isles Beautiful, Saturday, April 22, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Glynn Place Mall – JC Penney end of parking lot. See flyer for a full list of recyclables and other services.

 

GEC 1st Friday Lunch, 11 AM, May 5th, Olive Garden Restaurant, 600 Glynn Isles, Brunswick.Alex Kearns, Chair of the St. Marys EarthKeepers, helped create an organization to actively inform, encourage, and galvanize the residents of St Marys and Camden County into environmental stewardship. Alex will share an overview of the Earthkeepers achievements over the last 9 years, current issues, and future challenges.

Our Mission

Our Mission

A community nonprofit organization committed to assuring a clean
environment and healthy economy for citizens of Coastal Georgia.

Our Goal

A safe and healthy place to live and raise our families.

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GEC At A Glance

GEC At A Glance Video    Phone - 912-466-0934   Email: gec@glynnenvironmental.org

Who?
We are you, your neighbor and anyone else interested in the environmental and cultural
health of coastal Georgia.

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.

News, Events, & Updates

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Recent News

March 1, 2017 - Science and engineering fair winners announced

January 7, 2017 - Support swells to block landfill

December 23, 2016 - Brantley residents voice opposition to proposed landfill

November 21, 2016 - City briefed on Terry Creek, LCP sites

November 17, 2016 - Brunswick City Commission Updated on Superfund Sites

October 2, 2016 – Editorial: EPA civil rights office could be more proactive

October 1, 2016 - Island man trying to plan meeting of groups to tackle ongoing issues

October 1, 2016 - EPA civil rights office never finds discrimination, per report

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 - Former owners of LCP Superfund Site to spend $29 million on another cleanup

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

 

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UPCOMING EVENTS

The 6th Annual International Festival, Friday, March 31, 2-7 PM, College of Coastal Georgia, Brunswick Campus. Celebrate the diverse cultures that call the Golden Isles home through art, music, food, cultural displays, and activities. The event features a Global Food Bazaar, marketplace of artisan wares, and a varied lineup of musical entertainment. GEC will have an exhibit at the free festival and invite you to join us.

 

TOUR IS FULL - GEC 1st Friday Lunch, 11 AM, April 7, Tour of Symrise (formerly Renessenz), Colonel’s Island, Brunswick.  The April "First Friday" lunch will feature a tour of the Symrise, Inc. - Colonel's Island Plant located off of Highway 17 about 3 miles south of the Jekyll Island causeway.  Symrise is a global company which manufactures flavors and fragrances.  Symrise has recently acquired the Colonel's Island facility which makes ingredients that are ultimately used in a variety of "everyday" products, such as toothpaste, chewing gum, laundry detergent, hand or bath soaps, perfumes, etc.  The guided tour will be followed by lunch onsite.  Transportation will be provided for all visitors inside the plant.  Attendance is limited to 25 people.

 

Electronics Recycling & More Event, Keep Golden Isles Beautiful, Saturday, April 22, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Glynn Place Mall – JC Penney end of parking lot. See flyer for a full list of recyclables and other services.

 

GEC 1st Friday Lunch, 11 AM, May 5th, Olive Garden Restaurant, 600 Glynn Isles, Brunswick. Alex Kearns, Chair of the St. Marys EarthKeepers, helped create an organization to actively inform, encourage, and galvanize the residents of St Marys and Camden County into environmental stewardship. Alex will share an overview of the Earthkeepers achievements over the last 9 years, current issues, and future challenges.

 

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