In the winter of 2015, Georgia Organics and the Georgia Dept. of Agriculture launched the 100 Organic Farms Campaign, a state-wide collaboration to grow Georgia’s organic industry from 75 certified organic farms to more than 100 certified organic farms by the end of 2016.
Congressman Bishop Supports Passage of Legislation to Fund the Government And Assist Flint, Michigan
Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) voted in support of H.R. 2028, a short-term measure to fund the federal government through April 28, 2017. Congressman Bishop also voted in support of S. 612, legislation to address the water crisis in Flint, Michigan and to provide financial support for water infrastructure projects across the country.
Group Cites Leadership, Innovation, Business Value Creation & Service to Others as Key Criteria
Brambles Limited, the supply-chain logistics company operating in more than 60 countries, primarily through the CHEP and IFCO brands, today announced the company’s Group SVP and CIO, Jean Holley, has been named Global CIO of the year by the Georgia Chief Information Officer Leadership Association (Georgia CIO). The award was presented at the Association’s recent 18th Annual CIO Awards Ceremony in Atlanta.
As evidenced by recurring floods on Route 80 to Tybee Island, sea-level rise is already taking its toll. As the climate continues to overheat, primarily due to the emission of greenhouse gases [GHGs] in burning and producing fossil fuels, sea-level rise and other impacts of climate change will get much worse.
Flint Plantation in Roberta, GA, uses sustainable agriculture methods to produce Certified Grassfed by AGW beef
Flint Plantation is the first farming business in Crawford County Georgia to be Certified Grassfed by A Greener World (AGW). This is the only certification and logo in the U.S. and Canada that guarantees food products come from animals fed a 100 percent grass and forage diet, raised outdoors on pasture or range for their entire lives, and managed according to Certified AWA's leading welfare and environmental standards on an independent family farm. While othergrassfed labels exist, none has fully met consumer expectations when it comes to agrassfed and forage diet, environmental management, and farm animal welfare--until now.
Videos illustrate progress and activity at Georgia's largest job-producing construction project
The latest Vogtle Timeline video is now available from Georgia Power, showcasing progress and recent events at the Vogtle nuclear expansion during the third quarter of 2016. The construction of Plant Vogtle Units 3 and 4 is state's largest job-producing construction project with more than 6,000 construction workers on site now and 800 permanent jobs once the new units begin operation. Once all four units are online, Plant Vogtle is expected to generate more electricity than any other U.S. nuclear facility, enough to power more than one million homes and businesses.