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Population for Georgia: 9,714,569

Total Males: 4,747,484
Total Females: 4,967,085
Median Household Income: $49,604
Total Households: 3,508,477

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Number of Firms, Establishments, Employment, and Payroll by Employee Size for Georgia (2015)

STATE EMPLOYMENT SIZE FIRMS ESTABLISHMENTS EMPLOYMENT ANNUAL PAYROLL (1,000)
Georgia 01: Total 174,802 224,593 3,692,490 $174,839,354
Georgia 02: 0-4 107,193 107,338 167,973 $7,057,231
Georgia 03: 5-9 27,046 27,274 177,766 $6,386,401
Georgia 04: 10-19 16,578 17,172 220,626 $8,124,869
Georgia 05: <20 150,817 151,784 566,365 $21,568,501
Georgia 06: 20-99 15,637 19,197 572,444 $22,414,490
Georgia 07: 100-499 4,164 9,812 458,128 $20,709,219
Georgia 08: <500 170,618 180,793 1,596,937 $64,692,210
Georgia 09: 500+ 4,184 43,800 2,095,553 $110,147,144

Green Initiatives & Environmental History for: Georgia





Basic History

Georgia’s early settlers included English, Welsh, Scots Highlanders, Germans, Italians, and Swiss. Georgia flourished as a royal colony. After American independence had been won, Georgia was the first Southern state to ratify the Constitution in 1788. In 1861, Georgia seceded from the Union, but was readmitted in 1870.

Environmental History

The state lists 58 protected plants, of which 23 are endangered. They include rattleweed, smooth coneflower, two species of quillwort, pondberry, harperella, fringed campion, and two species of trillium. Prominent among Georgia fauna is the Virginia deer, black bear, musk rat, mink, common cottontail, species of squirrel. The mocking bird, brown thrasher, sparrows, white ibis, bobwhite quail are the most popular among birds. Forty three animal species are considered endangered or threatened by the US Fish and Wildlife Service. Among these are the bald eagle, eastern indigo snake, five species of turtle, wood stork, three species of whale, red-cockaded woodpecker, and shortnose sturgeon.

Green Initiatives

Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority, Green Foodservice Alliance, Georgia College Sustainability Council, Georgia Ports Authority, etc, are offering ways to help Go Green as part of the green initiative. Businesses looking to offset their carbon footprint based on their natural gas consumption are encouraged to purchase carbon offsets. The state funds projects like planting trees, landfill methane recovery and renewable-energy projects. Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority aim at helping individuals, businesses, and organizations reduce energy use with no-cost, low-cost, and longer-term options. Governor’s Energy Challenge is a unique initiative to help Georgians conserve energy. Keeping Forests in Forests (KFIF) is an environmentally-friendly program that allows to offset carbon footprint by using Georgia’s forests to capture and store atmospheric carbon. Funds are granted to preserve, protect and manage Georgia’s forests. The Green Foodservice Alliance’s mission is to create and implement sustainable best practices in the foodservice industry. The Sustainability Council at Georgia College is responsible for identifying and promoting actions and initiatives that will enhance sustainability on campus. Their major program is the Green Initiative, an ongoing effort to incorporate the principles of sustainability and environmental planning into short and long term activities, and to share knowledge with the surrounding community to help make the world more ecologically responsible. As an instrumentality of the State, the Georgia Ports Authority is committed to conducting port operations in an environmentally sensitive and responsible manner to the extent feasible, practicable and consistent with its overall mission and goals.

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EPA’s SmartWay Honors Freight Carriers for Exceptional Supply Chain Efficiency
Lee Ann Rush   WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is honoring 40 truck carriers as industry leaders in supply chain environmental and energy efficiency with its annual SmartWay Excellence Awards at the 2018 American Trucking Associations Annual Management Conference & Exhibition in Austin, Texas. Awardees represent the top performing, environmentally-responsible SmartWay carriers that move more goods more miles with lower emissions and less energy. Today’s awardees demonstrate ...

EPA Announces Resources and Tools for Healthy School Environments
Lee Ann Rush   DENVER – In honor of Children’s Health Month, yesterday the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of nearly $30 million to support safe drinking water and cleaner air. EPA is making $20 million available for states and tribes to test for lead in drinking water at schools and childcare facilities. At the same time, EPA is announcing approximately $9 million in rebates to public school bus fleet owners to help them replace older school buses with cleaner, more ...

New England’s Warm Summer Leads to Slight Increase in Air Quality Alert Days
Lee Ann Rush   BOSTON – The EPA has confirmed that New Englanders experienced a slight increase in the number of unhealthy air quality days this year, compared to 2017. Based on preliminary data collected between March and September 2018, there were 28 days when ozone monitors in New England recorded ozone concentrations above levels considered healthy. By contrast, in 2017 there were 25 unhealthy ozone days in New England.   Hot, sunny, summery weather is conducive to ozone formation, and is variable fro...

New Report Identifies 30 Solutions for Reducing Greenhouse Gasses Through Beh...
Lee Ann Rush   ARLINGTON, VA. – A new report from Rare’s Center for Behavior & the Environment quantifies the contribution individual behavior change can make toward curbing greenhouse gas emissions. The Center’s analysis of 80 climate solutions outlined in Project Drawdown, a comprehensive plan to mitigate global warming, found that individual behavior plays a significant role in 30 of them. Further analysis of those 30 solutions, based on the emissions reduction potential estimates in Drawdown, found th...