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Turner v. Georgia River Network

Georgia's highest court held that the state's 25-foot buffer zone for development projects along state waters does not apply to wetlands. The applicable statute does not require a buffer for state waters alongside banks without "wrested...

Georgia River Network v. Turner

A Georgia appellate court held that the 25-foot buffer requirement set forth in Georgia’s Erosion and Sedimentation Act applies to all state waters and wetlands, not just those with vegetation wrested by normal stream flow or wave...

Coastal Marshlands Protection Comm. v. Center for a Sustainable Coast

The court held that the Georgia Coastal Marshlands Protection Act (CMPA), which regulates activities and structures in marshlands, may not be construed to regulate activities or structures in high land or upland areas, including...