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Forest Biomass Role in Meeting Carbon Reduction Targets Unclear Under Administration’s New Clean Power Plan

Published By: Marshall Thomas, President, F&W Forestry Services

Seeking to carve out an environmental legacy, the Obama Administration rolled out a major new policy addressing climate change on Aug. 3. However, the role of forest biomass in meeting carbon reduction requirements is still unclear. The Clean Power Plan … Continue reading

Georgia Sen. Ross Tolleson Announces Retirement, Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

Published By: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution; Written By: Kristina Torres

Longtime state Sen. Ross Tolleson, R-Perry, will retire from the Georgia Legislature as he announced Tuesday he has been diagnosed with early stages of Alzheimer’s. Tolleson, the 59-year-old chairman of the Senate Natural Resources and the Environment Committee, will step … Continue reading

Sabal Trail Pipeline: State DNR Board Votes to Allow Pipeline Easements Along Waterways

Published By: Albany Herald; Written By: Carlton Fletcher

The state Department of Natural Resources board voted unanimously Wednesday to approve .27-acre easements along six Southwest Georgia waterways that will allow the Sabal Trail natural gas pipeline to pass under the waterways. The board’s action, coming in the wake … Continue reading