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Natural Resources and the Environment
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 The Committee on Natural Resources & the Environment has general jurisdiction over issues that relate to the development, regulation and conservation of the state's public lands and its natural resources including water, energy (such as surface mining and oil and gas production) and wildlife (including hunting and fishing).
Capitol Office
325-B CLOB
Atlanta, GA 30334
Phone: (404) 656-5114
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NamePositionEmail Address
Kaylon DayAdministrative Assistantkaylon.day@senate.ga.gov
Mary AtkinsOPLA AnalystMary.Atkins@senate.ga.gov

Fast Facts

  • Georgia has over one million acres of public lands, state parks, natural areas, public fishing areas, and wildlife management areas
  • Georgia has 70,150 miles of rivers, over 425,000 acres of lakes, and over 4.5 million acres of freshwater wetlands
  • Home to over 8 million acres of farmland classified as "prime" defined as available land that is best for producing food or fiber
  • Georgia has 48 state parks, 15 historic sites, 24 million acres of commercial forest land, and 74.4% of the U.S. supply of resins and turpentine

Key Topics

  • Georgia's lakes, rivers, coastlines, and mashlands
  • Conservation efforts
  • State parks
  • Alternative fuels
  • Fishing and hunting provisions
  • Water supply
  • Environmental protections
  • Georgia's forests and timber
  • Outdoor recreations and provisions
  • Mining and oil production

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