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A Neighborhood Tackles Runoff
Great easy-to-read educational piece in the Atlanta Journal Constitution about urban/suburban stormwater and stream health, destruction of streambeds due to fierce runoff and one neighborhood's proactive solutions.
May 10, 2010,  by Sally Sears, Atlanta Journal-Constitution Opinion Section

A summary of environmental issues on the September 2009 Atlanta floods (with links to the full Atlanta Journal-Constitution five-part series of articles examining the disaster)

U.S. Geological Survey fact sheets and data on the 2009 Atlanta flooding
U.S. Geological Survey fact sheets and data on the 2009 Atlanta flooding #2

A U.S. Environmental Protection Division fact sheet on Low-Impact Development

The American Rivers report, "Paving Our Way to Water Shortages: How Sprawl Aggravates the Effects of Drought":

A summary of the Georgia Water Coalition's "Buy Dry Land" campaign

Local non-profit advocacy groups:
Upper Oconee Watershed Network


Georgia River Network


Altamaha Riverkeeper


Oconee River Land Trust

 
Athens Land Trust

For Kids: EPA Polluted Run-Off for Kids

 
 
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