As part of the Consent Decree, King America agreed to fund a series of “supplemental environmental projects” totaling $1 million. Georgia EPD selected the following three projects, which will provide direct benefit to the Ogeechee River:
May 2011 Ogeechee River Fish Kill
- EPD’s statement that the Ogeechee River is safe for swimming, boating, and fishing.
- EPD’s statement that fish caught in the Ogeechee River are safe to eat.
- EPA’s June 3, 2011 report that explains that the fish died of a bacterial disease called Columnaris.
- Georgia’s Wildlife Resource Division report that describes the fish kill.
- EPD’s June 6, 2012 statement that the 2012 Fish Kill was not caused by King America.
Georgia Environmental Protection Division
View the EPD’s Ogeechee River White Paper
Frequently Asked Questons
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