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DeKalb to Host South River Cleanup

Various organizations and volunteers will come together Saturday, July 8, from 8 to 11 a.m., to clean up the South River. The event will be held at Constitution Lakes Park, 1305 South River Industrial Blvd., Atlanta, GA 30315.


DeKalb CEO Statement Regarding EPA Letter on Consent Decree Penalties

From CEO Michael Thurman, “The letter from EPA, dated June 20, 2017, represents an amicable resolution of spill events reported in 2015 and 2016, as well as unreported and under-reported spill events from 2012 to 2016. The DeKalb County Government has undertaken an aggressive sewer cleaning program aimed at the most congested lines based on age, repeat overflows and known maintenance problems.”


Refresh with Wonderful Water in August at the Chattahoochee Nature Center

Throughout August we are all about water at the Chattahoochee Nature Center (CNC)! Water helps keep our ecosystems healthy and helps animals cool off during the summer.

Explore our wet stations in the Nature Exchange to learn about water’s cooling properties. The Nature Exchange is a ‘cool’ place to be, while you explore nature inside the Discovery Center. Trade Up and chill out with the entire family as you explore the fascination of nature with us.


When it Comes to the Environment There is Only One Choice for the Sixth District

Jon Ossoff (D) vs. Karen Handel (R) Georgia's Sixth Congressional District.

The Sixth Congressional District of Georgia is facing a tough decision approaching the June 20th runoff of Republican candidate Karen Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff. The race to replace former Congressman Tom Price began in April, when Ossoff came a couple percentage points short of 50 percent and a runoff date was declared. If he does gain the percentage needed to win this would be the first time a Democrat represented the sixth district since 1979.


Southface Elects New Board Member

Nikki Walker joins Southface as Board Member in the continued support of creating a culture of operational excellenceNikki Walker joins Southface as Board Member in the continued support of creating a culture of operational excellence

Southface is pleased to announce that Nikki Walker has joined its Board of Directors, bringing extensive technical and sustainability capabilities, in depth knowledge of policy and more than fifteen years of diverse leadership experience to the organization’s efforts to strive for a more sustainable future.


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