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Pulp Mill Air Permit Public Hearing, July, 30, 6:30 to 8:30 PM, Old City Hall, 1229 Newcastle St., Brunswick. The Pulp Mill gassed Brunswick on August 22, 2014, that sent several Glynn Academy students to the school nurse and to the emergency room with respiratory problems and distress. The Air Permit for the facility is up for renewal. If the Air Permit is renewed as written, any future similar releases will be legal and permissible.

Terry Creek EPA Meeting and Public Comment Session, Thursday, July 30, 6:00 to 7:30 PM, Brunswick-Glynn County Library, 208 Gloucester St., Brunswick.The Terry Creek Site is a salt water tidal creek and marsh system contaminated with pesticide manufacturing wastes and other chemical discharge over the last 100-years from former Hercules plant site.

 GEC 1st Friday Lunch, August 7, 11:00 AM, I-HOP 5031 New Jesup Hwy, Brunswick. Our guest speaker is Valerie Crumpton, Executive Director of the International Seafarers' Center..  Val will share information about the Port, the Seafarers' Center, and copies of the booklets distributed to ships regarding U.S. environmental regulations.

GEC 25th Anniversary Saturday, October 10, 12:00 to 4:00 PM, Two-Way Fish Camp Pavilion, 250 Ricefield Way, Brunswick, GA.  Join us for the festivities featuring a delicious fish fry, entertainment by St. Simons Island singer/songwriter Tony Baker, and a silent auction.

Our Mission

Our Mission

A community nonprofit organization committed to assuring a clean

environment and healthy economy for citizens of Coastal Georgia.

Our Goal
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A safe and healthy place to live and raise our families.     Membership, Renewal, or Donation
                                                                                      
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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.

Recent News

July 27, 2015 - EPA to hold public meeting on Terry Creek cleanup plan

July 25, 2015 - EPA plans public forum to discuss clean up of Terry Creek toxic site

July 20, 2015 - Pulp Mill Air Permit Renewal Meeting

July 20, 2015 - Terry Creek Superfund Site Meeting

July 13, 2015 - EPD to host meeting about smelly air discharge

June 24, 2015 - Terry Creek Outfall Ditch Proposed Plan Released by EPA

       July 2015 - Review of Outfall Ditch Proposed Cleanup Plan

June 20, 2015 - LCP Superfund Site - After 20 Years and $130 Million Spent

April 18, 2015 - Coastal environment at crossroads as economy bounces back

April 6, 2015 - McIntosh County students win at regional science fair

March 30, 2015 - Does Living Near A Superfund Site Increase Cancer Risks?

March 25, 2015 - Students recognized at science and engineering fair

March 16, 2015 - LCP Chemicals – Marsh Proposed Plan Comments GEC and Tech. Advisor

February 24, 2015 - EPA Cleanup Plan for Brunswick Site Questioned

January 31, 2015 - Battle over rising seas in Glynn

January 23, 2015 - State legislator asks for more public comment time on superfund site

January 12, 2015 - Locals, activists slam EPA proposal to clean Georgia Superfund site

January 5, 2015 - Honeywell superfund site report skewed towards ‘whites’ 

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Pulp Mill Air Permit Public Hearing, July, 30, 6:30 to 8:30 PM, Old City Hall, 1229 Newcastle St., Brunswick. The Pulp Mill gassed Brunswick on August 22, 2014, that sent several Glynn Academy students to the school nurse and to the emergency room with respiratory problems and distress. The Air Permit for the facility is up for renewal. If the Air Permit is renewed as written, any future similar releases will be legal and permissible.

Terry Creek EPA Meeting and Public Comment Session, Thursday, July 30, 6:00 to 7:30 PM, Brunswick-Glynn County Library, 208 Gloucester St., Brunswick. The Terry Creek Site is a salt water tidal creek and marsh system contaminated with pesticide manufacturing wastes and other chemical discharge over the last 100-years from former Hercules plant site. The Site is located on the Atlantic coast directly east of the city of Brunswick, near the confluence of Terry Creek, Dupree Creek, and the Back River, north of the St. Simons Isl., Torras Causeway and east of U.S. Highway 17.

GEC 1st Friday Lunch, August 7, 11:00 AM, I-HOP 5031 New Jesup Hwy, Brunswick. Our guest speaker is Valerie Crumpton, Executive Director of the International Seafarers' Center, whose mission is: Meeting the spiritual, emotional, and physical needs of the visiting crew members aboard the commercial vessels which come and go daily at the Port of Brunswick.  Val will share information about the Port, the Seafarers' Center, and copies of the booklets distributed to ships regarding U.S. environmental regulations.

GEC 25th Anniversary Saturday, October 10, 12:00 to 4:00 PM, Two-Way Fish Camp Pavilion, 250 Ricefield Way, Brunswick, GA.  Join us for the festivities featuring a delicious fish fry, entertainment by St. Simons Island singer/songwriter Tony Baker, and a silent auction.

P.O. Box 2443, Brunswick, GA 31521    ♦    912-466-0934    ♦    gec@glynnenvironmental.org
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