With more than 7.7 million acres of wetlands in Georgia, landowners and users need to know what a wetland is and what can happen if work is commenced without knowledge of the law.
On June 18, 2018, Oklahoma was granted the country’s first permit to self-regulate coal ash by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Coal ash is produced by burning coal, and it contains the carcinogenic toxins lead, arsenic and mercury.
Starting a new project here in the Atlanta area may provide a sense of excitement, but it also provides numerous tasks and potential obstacles that require attention. For instance, zoning issues can be particularly tricky to deal with, especially if a request to rezone the property is contemplated. Issues could arise that may stall or even stop a project before it even has a chance to get off the ground.