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Good Jobs & Economic Opportunity • Quality of Life • Coastal Character
Fair, Responsive & Effective Government • Lasting Beauty & Health of Georgia's Coast


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  • Our Purpose
  • What the Center Stands For:
          Defending the public's quality of life
          Protecting natural beauty of Georgia's coast

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          Numerous individual donations that are tax deductible
  • Efficiently Managed Administrative Budget
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    • Georgia should adopt legislative supporting E-Transport already being done in other states.

    • Time to speak out against 50 years of pollution [file attached] TO PROTECT OUR HEALTH & ENVIRONMENT, SCIENCE MUST BE RESTORED IN AMERICA'S PUBLIC POLICY.

      Ignoring facts has dangerous consequences. The coronavirus outbreak must be controlled with science, just as climate-change impacts must be curbed with fact-based policies.

      Political manipulation cannot protect us. Suppressing factual information threatens our health, quality of life, and future.

      The politicization of information about COVID-19 and other threats will reduce trust and undermine the effectiveness of both public health advisories and environmental policies.

      Action Recommended: Urge senators and representatives in Congress to ensure that Americans at risk are properly protected by restoring science in all aspects of government.
      Find your Congressional contacts at house.gov/representatives/ and senate.gov/general/contact_information/senators_cfm.


  • Sea Level Rise & Climate Change
  • Coal Ash Legal Fund
  • Responsible, Accountable Government
  • Coal Ash Disposal
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Water Protection
  • Coastal Management
  • Jekyll Island Redevelop. Issues
  • Coastal Development
  • Environmental Edu / Values
  • Barrier Island Protection
  • Reporting on Conditions, Trends & Issues



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  • February 18, 2020
    Town Hall Meeting on Clean Energy Resolution for Savannah
    See article about the event .

  • March 11, 2020
    The Press Sentinel Press Talk
    It's time to address 50 years of pollution.

  • April 7, 2020
    Webinar on "Georgia Drawdown" - Climate change priorities by 2030. A nationwide series of events, including a web-based session in Georgia.
    See http://www.solveclimateby2030.org

  • April 18, 2020
    Earth Day, Savannah.
    Learn more http://earthdaysavannah.org/


    • Resource Management
    • Coastal Issues
    • Governmental Associations
    • Climate Change / Sustainability
    • Environmental Education & Law


  • The State of Georgia's Coast: 2009 Update
  • Published Commentary By Center for a Sustainable Coast On Issues Related to Cumberland Island National Seashore
  • Sustainability Indicators for Coastal Georgia
  • Staff Commentary on Coastal Issues Published in 2017
  • All responsible for the future - LTE / Savannah Now by David Kyler, Center for a Sustainable Coast - August 17, 2018
  • Renewable Energy an Urgent Necessity - Guest Column / Coastal Courier by David Kyler, Center for a Sustainable Coast - July 28, 2018
  • Coastal Properties at Big Risk - Letter / The Augusta Chronicle by David Kyler, Center for a Sustainable Coast - July 6, 2018
  • Hidden costs of dirty energy are high LTE Savannah Now, May 2018
  • Holding Big Oil accountable for deceptive tactics - OPINION / The Times-Union by David Kyler, Center for a Sustainable Coast - April 6, 2018
  • Climate Change - Public Opinion Survey April 2018
  • Protections Against Toxic Coal Ash April 2018
  • Vital Truths The Brunswick News April 2018
  • Speaking Truth to Power: Celebrating the first 20 years of the Center for a Sustainable Coast 1997-2017
  • Center Highlights of Activities & Accomplishments June 1997-June 2017
  • Staff Commentary on Coastal Issues 2017
  • Current Newsletter/Updates & Archive
  • Opinion Columns
  • Other Publications / Research



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