Few Penalties For Chicken Plants Polluting Lake Lanier Tributary

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millions of chickens are slaughtered on site at these facilities each week.

In 2009, a Gainesville fisherman gave us a call, reporting hundreds of dead fish floating in flat creek.Today, nearly six years later and just in time for world water day, the AJC’s Shannon McCaffrey shared our years of CRK follow up on this initial call which has shed light on a huge industry creating big problems for our waterways. The story highlights two poultry plants CRK has been pushing for years to clean up their act and underpins a chronic problem facing our waterways- industrial stormwater pollution. Open the PDF below to read the whole story or download it here – Few penalties, lax oversight for chicken plants that pollute _ www.myajc

The Wild and Scenic Film Festival Returns!

2015WSFF_Tour_SmallPoster_Templatev3CRK, in collaboration with Brenau University and the University of North Georgia, is thrilled to bring the Wild and Scenic® Film Festival to Gainesville GA on Saturday, May 30, 2015.

Join us to witness environmental and adventure films that illustrate Earth’s beauty, the challenges facing our planet and the work communities are doing to protect the environment. Through these films, Wild & Scenic will inform you about the state of the world and inspire you to take action. Click here to learn more

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Chattahoochee Riverkeeper
Chattahoochee Riverkeeper shared Sweep the Hooch's photo.Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 1:59pm

Last year at Sweep, volunteers pulled more than 7 tons of litter from the river and its tributaries. Let's eclipse those totals! Register today at www.sweepthehooch.org!

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Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 11:58am
Back by popular demand: The Wild And Scenic Film Festival! Join us on May 30 to witness environmental and... http://t.co/PubCkfhk0X
Saturday, March 28th, 2015 at 11:00am
It's official! Spring has sprung on the Chattahoochee. Thanks Tom Wilson for the GORGEOUS shot. Happy weekend... http://t.co/M1Y41IIgnT


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