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Georgia Gives on Giving Tuesday, November 28. It’s the day for giving! You can support the Glynn Environmental Coalition’s mission of “ensuring a clean environment and healthy economy for citizens of Coastal Georgia” by donating an amount of your choosing on our Georgia Gives webpage. We couldn’t do it without YOU!

 

GEC 1st Friday Holiday Get-Together, December 1, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Toucan’s Ale House, 2450 Perry Lane, Brunswick. Join us for the last First Friday of 2017! Come enjoy a fun holiday get-together at Toucan’s! Please note that this event will be in the evening instead of lunchtime.

Our Mission

Our Mission

A community nonprofit organization committed to assuring a clean
environment and healthy economy for citizens of Coastal Georgia.

Our Goal

A safe and healthy place to live and raise our families.  CLICK HERE FOR THE GEC GA-GIVES PAGE!


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Who?
We are you, your neighbor and anyone else interested in the environmental and cultural
health of coastal Georgia.

What? We work for a safe and healthy place to raise our families by assuring a clean environment and healthy economy for citizens of coastal Georgia.

Where? Coastal Georgia which resides within one of the most environmentally unique ecosystems on earth.

When? Now, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Why? Because we share a desire for and commitment to a clean environment & healthy economy.

How? We do it through a broad choice of activities in areas such as: Community Organizing; Technical Assistance; Water Quality and Safe Seafood; Air Quality; Education; Public Hearings; Lobbying Efforts; Clean-Ups; and Superfund Work.

News, Events, & Updates

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Recent News

July 11, 2017 - Environmental concerns continue at school site

July 6, 2017 – Press Release: BOE Looks at Coal Ash Site for Altama Elementary

June 26, 2017 - EPA Terry Creek interim record of decision ignores City / County wishes

June 20, 2017 - EPA decides ‘interim remedy’ for Hercules site

June 20, 2017 - Environmentalists call EPA to remedy coverup in Brunswick

June 5, 2017 - Aislinn Wright joins environmental group

June 2, 2017 - Aislinn Wright Joins Glynn Environmental Coalition Team – Press Release

April 12, 2017 - Judge: Twitty Park lawsuit will go forward

March 22, 2017 - Walmart supports work for a healthy community

March 1, 2017 - Science and engineering fair winners announced

January 7, 2017 - Support swells to block landfill

December 23, 2016 - Brantley residents voice opposition to proposed landfill

November 21, 2016 - City briefed on Terry Creek, LCP sites

November 17, 2016 - Brunswick City Commission Updated on Superfund Sites

October 2, 2016 – Editorial: EPA civil rights office could be more proactive

October 1, 2016 - Island man trying to plan meeting of groups to tackle ongoing issues

October 1, 2016 - EPA civil rights office never finds discrimination, per report

August 2, 2016 - $29 million agreement reached to clean Brunswick Superfund site

August 1, 2016 - Settlement Reached to Clean Up Toxic Waste Site in Brunswick

July 29, 2016 - Former owners of LCP Superfund Site to spend $29 million on another cleanup

July 29, 2016 - EPA announces $29M settlement for cleanup work at Brunswick site

July 20, 2016 - Georgia Dolphins in Grave Danger – Press Release

July 2016 - Annual Superfund Sites Updates

April 11, 2016 - Group demonstrates to save Twitty Park

April 8, 2016 - Group seeks to preserve Twitty park

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Georgia Gives on Giving Tuesday, November 28. It’s the day for giving! You can support the Glynn Environmental Coalition’s mission of “ensuring a clean environment and healthy economy for citizens of Coastal Georgia” by donating an amount of your choosing on our Georgia Gives webpage. We couldn’t do it without YOU!

 

GEC 1st Friday Holiday Get-Together, December 1, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Toucan’s Ale House, 2450 Perry Lane, Brunswick. Join us for the last First Friday of 2017! Come enjoy a fun holiday get-together at Toucan’s! Please note that this event will be in the evening instead of lunchtime.

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE –

January 22, 2014

 

 Glynn Environmental Coalition
 P. O. Box 2443
 Brunswick, Georgia  31521-2443
 Tel. (912) 466-0934 

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 CONTACTS:  Daniel Parshley, Project Manager, Office – 912-466-0934, Cell - 912-506-8869

 

Winners of the Dr. William T. Lipscomb Awards Announced

 

The 2014 Grand Prize winners of the Dr. William T. Lipscomb Glynn County Science and Engineering Fair Awards were presented to Anna Harris and Mesa Gillette for their project “To Dye For”.  Ms. Harris and Gillette won $1,000, a certificate, and their name placed on the trophy. Their teacher is Jen Graustein.  For the second year in a row, St. Simons Christian School students took the grand prize.

The 2014 Dr. William T. Lipscomb Outstanding Teacher Award was presented to Jennifer Brashear Glynn Middle School for outstanding support and encouragement of student science and engineering projects and teaching the scientific method for the pursuit of knowledge. Ms. Brashear received an awards certificate and $100.

 

The Glynn County Science and Engineering Fair took place at the Pinova Conference Center on January 17 and the awards presentation was January 18. The Dr. William T. Lipscomb Awards are sponsored by the Glynn Environmental Coalition, Pinova, and Georgia Power.

Other Dr. William T. Lipscomb Award winners were:

Honorable Mention Award and $500 was presented to William Brock and Gracie Veal for “A Correlational Study of Stomatal Density in Plants” and attend Frederica Academy. Their teacher is Nancy Rivers.

Engineering Electrical and Mechanical Award and $250 was presented to Jackson Warner for “How Helicopter Speed Affects Lift” from Glynn Middle School.

Engineering: Materials and Bioengineering Award and $250 was presented to Allen A. Burns IV for “Radiation Exposure in Everyday Appliances and Devices” from St. Francis Xavier.

Engineering: Physics and Astronomy Award and $250 was presented to Jordan Fishburne for “Speeding Magnets” from Jane Macon Middle School.

The Dr. William T. Lipscomb Awards and $250 for outstanding use of the scientific method in the pursuit of knowledge were presented to:

Alexander Gonzalez, “Does Nike’s All Conditions Control Work?” Glynn Middle School.
Caroline Chapman and Anna Tilghman, “A Plant's Sugar Rush,” St. Simons Christian School.
Anna Graustein and Anna Redanz, “Sugar Spike,” St. Simons Christian School.

The Dr. William T. Lipscomb Award and $50 for use of the scientific method in the pursuit of knowledge were presented to:

Allison Jones, “Kill the Stain,” Glynn Academy.
Ben Tindall, “Burn Baby Burn,” Jane Macon Middle School.
Alisa Pinkum, “Rainbow Life,” Jane Macon Middle School.
Ally Collett, “Quality of Light’s Effects on Plant Growth,” Glynn Middle School.
Laura Carter, “The Invincible Soap Bubble,” Glynn Middle School.
Jamieson Livingston, “Do Magnets Affect Plant Growth?” Glynn Middle School.
Caroline High, “What’s in Your Water?” Glynn Middle School.
Alana Daniel, “How Is Water Temperature Affected by Salt?” Glynn Middle School.
Zane Estrada and Rachel Carlson, “Bristlebots,” St. Simons Christian School.
Britton Sullivan and Constance Sullivan, “What Type of Soil Additive Helps to Best Retain Moisture in Sandy Soil,” Frederica Academy.

 

Dr. William T. Lipscomb served a professor of Biology teaching Anatomy & Physiology at the College in Brunswick until his retirement, and then served as the Glynn Environmental Coalition Secretary until his death nine years ago.  Bill was an advocate for the Glynn Environmental Coalition recognizing and supporting our outstanding middle and high school students, teachers, and parents.  A science fair award was established in his memory after he passed away and this year was the ninth year the awards were presented. The Dr. William T. Lipscomb Science Fair Awards are sponsored by the Glynn Environmental Coalition, Georgia Power, and Pinova.

 

The Glynn County Science and Engineering Fair judges were Nancy Mick, Maurice Gray, Jerry Latvala, Pamela Tillman, and Tony Robinson.

 

PHOTO CAPTION: The Dr. William T. Lipscomb Materials and Bioengineering Award was presented to Allen Burnes by Pat Grozier, Vice-President of Operation, Pinova.

 

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