The 2017-2018 Georgia Legislative Session kicks off on January 9. We will be tracking and analyzing bills related to land use, local government, transportation, planning, and environmental issues throughout the session. Please […]
Georgia’s Waters May Get a Bit Murky Thanks to Poor Statute Writing by the Georgia Legislature
State water could soon get quite murky thanks to a new ruling by the Georgia Supreme Court. Several month ago we highlighted Turner v. Georgia River Network as a case to watch since […]
Case Watch: Will the Georgia Supreme Court Uphold the Point of the Erosion and Sedimentation Act?
Case Watch is a new piece that will highlight ongoing legal battles over land use, environmental, and development issues in Georgia (and occasionally throughout the country). What’s the point of the controlling sedimentation and […]
The Georgia Senate Likes Environmental Buffer Zones as Does the US Supreme Court
A proposed bill by Georgia state senator Steve Gooch aims to give local governments more control over land use regulation. Senator Gooch introduced a bill last month that would allow local governments to submit […]