Whether it’s donating your time, money or expertise, anyone can be part of the solution and help Ogeechee Riverkeeper protect and preserve the watershed for generations to come.

Legislative Priorities

The Ogeechee Riverkeeper advocates for legislation that protects clean water and allows for penalties if environmental standards are not met.

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Proposed Screven County Landfill

On June 24, 2020, Atlantic Waste rescinded its application to construct a landfill in Screven County.

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Georgia State 2019-20 legislative session

HB 545 – Oppose

This bill seeks to undermine 40 years of Georgia’s current Right to Farm law and pave the way for industrial farming. We believe this bill hurts local, independent farms and poses a risk to clean water in the watershed.

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HB 545 bill tracker

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SB 123, HB 93, SB 834 – Support

These bills all regulate the disposal of coal ash and seek to protect surrounding areas from coal ash pollution.

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SB 123 bill tracker
HB 93 bill tracker
SB 834 bill tracker

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National Issues

Tell Congress: Don’t let EPA weaken the Clean Water Act



Ogeechee Riverkeeper offers numerous way to get involved and make a difference. From Adopt-A-Stream programs to cleanups and events, find the best match for you.

Volunteer Opportunities

Become a Member

Members show their consistent support of Ogeechee Riverkeeper. Members receive a quarterly newsletter, emails, and special invitations to important events and paddle trips.

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