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Ask EPA what they’re going to do about it.
Join Administrator Jackson for a special White House live chat on the
Mercury and Air Toxics Standards tomorrow, Thursday, March 17 at 10:55
a.m. EDT. Administrator Jackson will be joined by young people who
are passionate about this issue and the discussion will be moderated by
Kalpen Modi of the Office of Public Engagement.
This is the text of Seth Gunning’s letter to the editor that the Valdosta Daily Times printed on 20 Dec 2010. Here’s video of the referenced
air quality permit hearing.
Recently on Thursday December 16th, State Judge Ronit Walker denied
air quality permits for a proposed coal plant in Sandersville, Georgia.
Judge Walker cited the Georgia Environmental Protection Divisions failure
to properly review permits, and their lack of enforcement of basic Clean
Air Act standards for several hazardous emissions.
Flashback to April 27th in Valdosta Georgia when Environmental Protection
Division Air Branch Manager Eric Cornwell openly admitted to having NOT
READ the air permit application for Wiregrass Biomass LLC’s proposal to
build a hotly contested 40mw power plant&emdash; during a Valdosta EPD hearing
meant to evaluate those permits.
Today, the Valdosta Industrial Authority is hazardously entrenched