By St. Marys Riverkeeper, Inc.
On January 19, 2023 Georgia Environmental Protection Division opened a 60 day public comment period seeking YOUR input on whether or not the state should issue a permit for a proposed heavy mineral sands mine on Trail Ridge – 3 miles from the Okefenokee Swamp and 5 miles from the St. Marys River near St. George, GA.
Email your comments to Georgia EPD ([email protected])
Images are from Riverkeeper’s October paddle on the stretch that passes through the only gap in the 100 mile long ancient earthen dam. And the last image is the proposed mining location in relation to Swamp and River.