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Georgia Sierran
Below is the online version of our Chapter newsletter, the Georgia Sierran, which is published 6 times a year. The newsletter contains timely and informative articles written by Georgia Chapter members. Note: Back issues of the Georgia Sierran are now stored in our online archive.
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May-Jun 2014 issue
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Special Features:
Georgia's Coast is Unique and Worth Protecting
Georgians have done a reasonably good job so far protecting the characteristics that make our coast special. But new threats are around every corner.
Fast and Furious 2014 Legislative Session Draws to Close
The Session of the GA General Assembly was put on a *fast and furious* schedule to allow two full months for legislators to raise money and spend it on primary election campaigns by the May 20 primary date.
Savannah's Dubious River Deepening: Still More Questions than Answers
Those who insist that we need more East Coast deep water ports ought to provide some kind of analysis of our nation's shipping needs and alternatives before impelling us to ill-considered digging.
Concerns Persist for Jekyll Island Development
The 1971 law limiting Jekyll Island development to 35 percent of the land area that lies above water at mean high tide has been replaced by SB 296. The new law limits development to 1675 acres with 78 acres of those acres eligible for development.
Saving Sea Island's Fragile *Spit*
There are major discrepancies surrounding a controversial project proposed on the south end of Sea Island (*the Spit*), improperly approved by the Islands Planning Commission back in January.
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