And the coastlands wait : how the grassroots battle to save Georgia's marshlands was fought -- and won (Book, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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And the coastlands wait : how the grassroots battle to save Georgia's marshlands was fought -- and won

Author: Reid W Harris; Jimmy Carter; Charles H McMillan, III
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2020]
Series: Wormsloe Foundation nature book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A broad-based coalition of conservative southern politicians, countercultural activists, environmental scientists, sportsmen, devout Christians, garden clubs in Atlanta, and others came together to push the Coastal Marshland Protection Act of 1970 through the Georgia state legislature. The law was on a first-in-the-nation bill to save the marshes of the state from mining and aggressive development and was a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Reid W Harris; Jimmy Carter; Charles H McMillan, III
ISBN: 9780820356730 0820356735
OCLC Number: 1119122701
Notes: "This work was originally self-published in 2008 by Reid W. Harris"--ECIP PDF view.
Description: xix, 106 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Jimmy Carter --
I. The threat. The Kerr-McGee proposal ; The public hearings ; The value of the estuaries ; The press reports on Kerr-McGee proposal ; Questions of Marsh protections --
II. The legislation. Introduction to the legislative process ; Office of Legislative Counsel ; State institutions of property committee ; First National Bank of Brunswick ; Hearing in the state institutions and property committee ; State institutions and property subcommittee ; House vote on House Bill 212 ; Rules committee ; Second vote by the House --
III. The bill in the Senate. Spring and Summer 1969 ; Senate interim committee ; Hearing in the Senate Industry and Labor Committee ; The Bill in the House again ; The Bill in the Governor's office --
Epilogue --
Afterword / Charles H. McMillan III.
Series Title: Wormsloe Foundation nature book.
Responsibility: Reid W. Harris ; with a foreword by Jimmy Carter and a new afterword by Charles H. McMillan III.

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A broad-based coalition of supporters came together to push the Coastal Marshlands Protection Act of 1970 through the Georgia state legislature. The law was a first-in-the-US bill to save the marshes  Read more...

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