Press Releases

Press Releases

December 11, 2012

MEDIA ALERT: GreenLaw Encourages Concerned Citizens to Attend EPD’s Public Hearing Next Week

GreenLaw, a nonprofit providing free high-quality legal and technical assistance to environmental organizations and community groups throughout Georgia, is encouraging DeKalb County and other metro Atlanta…

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November 16, 2012

GreenLaw Files Comments Regarding EPD’s Expedited Permitting Review Process

Citing time constraints and conflicts of interest, Friday GreenLaw filed comments with Georgia’s Environmental Protection Division (EPD) regarding the expedited permitting process for air permits urging…

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September 6, 2012

GreenLaw Urges the EPA to Revise Plant Wansley’s Title V Operating Permit

Citing clean air and public health concerns, Wednesday GreenLaw filed a petition with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), urging the agency to revise the Title V Operating Permit for Southern Power’s…

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August 28, 2012

Comments Oppose King America Finishing's Air Pollution Permit

GreenLaw, on behalf of Ogeechee Riverkeeper, Inc., submitted comments on King America Finishing, Inc.'s (King America) Draft Title V Permit. The Title V permit is supposed to limit air pollution from…

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June 12, 2012

Residents Concerned about Pollution from Proposed Biomass Facility

Today, GreenLaw submitted comments on behalf of Citizens for a Healthy and Safe Environment (CHASE) on a proposed air pollution permit for a biomass facility in Lithonia. The facility proposes to burn…

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April 21, 2012

Today’s D.C. Circuit Court Ruling Can Be Felt in the Air Georgia Breathes

Despite the fact that power plants contribute nearly half of all toxic air pollution, today the D.C. Circuit Court vacated the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Cross State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR),…

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November 11, 2011

Groups File Legal Appeal of Longleaf Coal Plant

Today, the controversial Longleaf Energy Station proposal hit another obstacle as environmental organizations filed an appeal in Fulton County Superior Court identifying errors in the approval of an air…

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April 11, 2011

Citizens to Hold DeKalb County Accountable After Years of Dumping

Today, the South River Watershed Alliance (Alliance), represented by public interest attorneys from GreenLaw, took steps to ensure that the DeKalb residents harmed by years of illegal sewer overflows from…

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