WWALS Watershed Coalition advocates for conservation and stewardship of the Withlacoochee, Willacoochee, Alapaha, Little, Santa Fe, and Suwannee River watersheds in south Georgia and north Florida through education, awareness, environmental monitoring, and citizen activities.
Much of Georgia taxes on new tires or trash dumping are supposed to be dedicated to collecting tires, handling hazardous waste, and the like.
Unfortunately, about 40% of such tax collections get diverted to the Georgia General Fund, and from there to who knows where, while tires and trash
collect in our rivers.
That’s over $200 million dollars of your tax money misused to date.
Last night Georgia legislators from all over the state,
including numerous committee chairs,
feasted on quail supplied by Lowndes County and Valdosta in the annual
a six-decade tradition of local lobbying in the Georgia state capitol.
I thanked Jeff Jones (District 167) for his new
coal ash bills, and reminded other legislators to vote for them this year,
like they did his earlier ones last year: Continue reading →