Monday, June 29, 2009

GNB Update

Day one of this short work-week is in the books...Here's the news...

The Enviromental Protection Agency reveals 44 hazardous coal ash sites nationwide, and one of them is located in Georgia. The Associated Press reports that the EPA made that list public on Monday. It will inspect of the 44 sites to make sure all of them are structurally sound. A plant near Milledgeville was listed among those sites were non-compliant. North Carolina had the most sites on the list with 12, while Cochise, Arizona had the most storage ponds with seven.

As summer temperatures continue to rise, so do the number of thefts of air conditioning units. reports that at least nine such reports of theft were filed with Macon police during a 10-day period between June 12 and 21. But the Bibb County sheriff's department has seen a major decrease in the number of units, while authorities in nearby counties such as Houston and Peach have not yet seen any units stolen.

Finally, from the "Blog Files", SWGA Politics explains why 2nd District Congressman Sanford Bishop has failed to deliver for many of his constituents by voting for the largest tax hike in American history.

That's the news. GNB is available online at, and on Twitter at Have a good Monday night.

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