Energy and Natural Resources

Posts · · Apr 22, 2016

Congressional Delegation Pushing to Remove Appropriations Bill Harmful Language

Keisha Hines, Senior Vice President, External Affairs

Georgia’s congressional delegation is working to remove potentially harmful language from a Justice Department appropriations bill that is being pushed by Senators from Alabama and Florida. The language is similar to that which was successfully defeated by the Georgia delegation in the omnibus 2015 appropriations bill.


Posts · · Apr 22, 2016

Director of Georgia Environmental Protection Division Steps Down

Keisha Hines, Senior Vice President, External Affairs

Governor Deal announced the Director of Georgia Environmental Protection Division, Jud Turner, would be stepping down from his role on June 1. Turner has served as the state’s top environmental regulator since 2012. Turner worked on several issues over the last four years including the Flint River Drought Protection Act of 2014, compliance with the… Continue Reading


Legislative Priority · · Apr 1, 2016

Energy and Natural Resources

The Georgia Chamber of Commerce supports community and business endeavors that utilize Georgia’s natural resources in ways that sustain, enhance, protect and conserve these natural, historic and cultural resources for present and future generations, while at the same time, recognizing the importance of promoting the development of commerce and industry that utilize sustainable business management… Continue Reading