State lawmakers from Cobb and Fulton County met Thursday to gather information about Sterigenics and other plants after news of unhealthy ETO emissions.
A state lawmaker joined the calls Thursday for a plant in Newton County to temporarily close.
Big developments involving the industrial plant in Covington releasing a known carcinogen into the air. After independent testing of Ethylene Oxide, ETO, the city of Covington has asked the BD plant to temporarily cease operations until additional safeguards are in place. But representatives with the BD plant insist it is safe, even providing an expert toxicologist to back up their claim.
The western Joshua tree needs protection under the California Endangered Species Act because of threats from climate change and habitat destruction, the Center for Biological Diversity said in a petition Tuesday to the state’s Fish and Game Commission.
The Tongass National Forest covers 16.7 million acres and is the largest intact temperate rainforest in North America.
Officials have announced plans to remove an overturned cargo ship off the coast of Georgia.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will be the first state to ban the sale and manufacture of new fur products and the third to bar most animals from circus performances under a pair of bills signed Saturday by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
Jane Fonda was arrested on Friday after declaring she took time off her Netflix series to spend months engaging in political activism.
It was a day out in the dirt for a group of elementary school students in southwest Atlanta.
The invasive northern snakehead, which can breathe out of water, turned up at a private pond.
Unilever, whose brands include Dove soaps and Lipton teas, aims to achieve the goal by reducing its use of all plastics and using more recycled plastic.
Danish toymaker Lego is testing a new way for customers to return their unwanted bricks in an effort to move closer to its goal of switching to 100 percent sustainable materials in the next decade.
Reports of mold and mildew have forced dozens of students from dorm rooms at Georgia State University. Student newspaper “The Signal” published photos from several students, appearing to show mold or mildew buildup in sleeping quarters, bathrooms and closets.
Scientists say they have linked four pilot whales found dead on the coast of South Carolina with 17 whales of the same species that died days earlier after beaching themselves in Georgia.
More than 74,000 gallons of fuel have been removed from the capsized Golden Ray's fuel tanks as of Sunday night.
Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Buckhead to demand more action be taken on climate change.