2020 News Archives
December 26, 2020 - Associated Press, US News, nwaonline, Washington News, Newsbreak,
A coastal Georgia county and a resort are undoing the rest of a 38-year-old land swap after a judge ruled in 2016 that the county had illegally given away a park.
December 19, 2020 - The Brunswick News
The mutual mistake became apparent in 2016 when the Glynn Environmental Coalition, with no small amount of help from Sea Island resident Jane Fraser, noted the park was not the county’s to trade away.
October 16, 2020, The Brunswick News
Coastal Georgia communities have to look no further than the Gulf of Mexico to see the dangerous risks offshore drilling poses to the environment.
Coalitions opposed to offshore drilling in Georgia and South Carolina hosted a virtual event Wednesday to explore experiences from the Gulf Coast community in order to understand the footprint that offshore drilling leaves on coastal communities.
September 26, 2020, Inside Climate News
The LCP Chemical Superfund site, an abandoned industrial facility on 670 acres of marshland in Brunswick, Georgia, is one of the most vulnerable. A picturesque expanse of tall cordgrass broken by silvery threads of meandering rivers and creeks, the site is frequently inundated by seawater—a regular and repeating occurrence that hastens the release of toxic mercury.
September 24, 2020, Inside Climate News
A key 2018 plan for the site makes no reference to climate change, an omission that worries Rachael Thompson, executive director of the Glynn Environmental Coalition, an environmental organization in Glynn County, Georgia, home to four Superfund sites. “You won’t see anything about climate change because they don’t talk about it,” she said. “We have a situation where the regulators are not as hard as they should be in requiring planning based on the facts and the science of climate change.”