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Environmental Law Lawyers In Hephzibah Georgia

Hephzibah is a city in Richmond County, Georgia, United States. It is part of the Augusta, Georgia metropolitan area. The population was 3,880 at the 2000 census. In 1996 the governments of the City of Augusta and Richmond County combined to form a single governing body, although Hephzibah maintains a separate city government. The city is named after the spouse of the ancient monarch of the Kingdom of Judah Hezekiah. Hephzibah is a Hebrew word which means "my delight is in her."

What is environmental law?

Environmental law assures that the environment be protected against both public and private actions to take account of costs or harms inflicted on the eco-system. Attorneys handle environmental law are involved in the protection of natural resources, land, and wildlife; regulation of harmful emissions into air and water; and monitoring of commercial and industrial activities for their impact on the environment. Environmental law attorneys also advise businesses on compliance with federal and state environmental laws.

Answers to environmental law issues in Georgia

Citizens have various rights to stop conduct which is damaging the environment. These rights derive from the common...

Federal court opinions concerning environmental law in Georgia