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OHM Press Releases

Here you’ll find our latest press release. We’re working hard to keep you informed on our work and the issues facing our coast. Please see each press release for the appropriate media contact. For all other media inquiries, please contact Catherine.

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Insider’s Updates from CEO Megan Desrosiers

One Hundred Miles CEO Megan Desrosiers takes you behind-the-scenes in her Insider’s Updates, published every other month. These posts are an opportunity for you to dive deeper into the issues affecting Georgia’s 100-mile coast and see how your support makes our work possible.

OHM in the News

Here you’ll find articles quoting and featuring the work of our amazing staff throughout Georgia’s coast (and at the Capitol). Additional news items about our issues and programs can be found on respective pages throughout our website. Click on the image to read the article. Please note that some of these articles are behind subscription paywalls.

A note for our friends in the media: When referencing our organization, please spell out our name “One Hundred Miles,” instead of using “100 Miles.” Thanks!

Georgia is critical to the survival of North Atlantic right whales

Opinion, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 6/10/24

Announcing Our 2024 Wildlife Refuge Awards: Honoring Awardees for Outstanding Conservation Achievements

National Wildlife Refuge Association, 6/3/24

Apartment complex lawsuit dropped over ‘procedural quagmire’

The Brunswick News, 5/23/24

Plaintiffs withdraw lawsuit over U.S. 17 development

The Brunswick News, 5/10/24

Industry, residential development threaten Savannah’s drinking water sources, report says

Savannah Morning News, 5/9/24

SSI Sea Turtle Project urges turtle-friendly practices

The Brunswick News, 5/9/24

Telling the Stories of Georgia’s Coast

Georgia Magazine, May 2024 (pg. 8)

No ruling yet in lawsuit over U.S. 17 development

The Brunswick News, 4/30/24

Pinova fire sparks questions

The Current, 4/24/24

Environmental group files court motion to stop developer

The Brunswick News, 4/16/24

The Burden of Brunswick

Rollins Magazine (Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health), Spring 2024

As warehouses pop up ‘everywhere you look’ in Bryan County, 11 more may be on the way

Savannah Morning News, 3/21/24

Savannah’s Stephens revisits false narrative in pushing private water service bill

Savannah Morning News, 3/14/24

Stephens makes fact-challenged case for HB 1146 to enable private water utilities in state

Savannah Morning News, 3/11/24

Bill to streamline private claims on Georgia’s coastal marsh stalls

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 3/8/24

Advocates: Okefenokee mining moratorium good, but bill is flawed

The Brunswick News, 2/29/24

Time running short on controversial coastal marshland ownership bill as Crossover Day looms

Georgia Recorder, 2/26/24

Could titanium dioxide mining impact the Okefenokee Swamp? Here’s what we’ve learned

WSB-TV Atlanta, 2/26/24

Georgia lawmakers weigh a 3-year pause on expansion permits for planned Okefenokee mine

Associated Press, 2/22/24

Court hears motion to dismiss Sapelo rezoning complaint

The Current, 2/20/24

Bill to make proving ownership of Georgia marshland less burdensome advanced by state House panel

Associated Press, 1/30/24

Effingham county residents discuss growing concerns over sulfur smell

WTOC-11, 1/30/24

Okefenokee Swamp supporters pitch anti-mining bill

Capitol Beat, 1/29/24

A mine near the Okefenokee promises jobs. But many locals oppose it

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 1/29/24

Small turnout for zoning hearing

The Brunswick News, 1/25/24

Researchers ask to expand study of Brunswick pollutants’ effects on residents

The Current, 1/18/24

Advocates call for community engagement in wake of toxicity study

The Brunswick News, 1/18/24

Researchers share new findings in Brunswick pollution exposure study

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 1/17/24

Commission to consider second phase of U.S. 17 development

The Brunswick News, 1/17/24

Will warehouse growth slow down in Effingham County? Officials share future growth plans

Savannah Morning News, 1/16/24

Proposed DNR rule change could threaten marshes

The Current, 1/16/24

Catherine Ridley: A spokesperson for sea turtles

Southern Environmental Law Center, 1/12/24

Advocates raise concern about proposed change to Coastal Georgia marsh protections

WABE, 1/8/24

Groups want more community engagement in marshland protection rule change

The Brunswick News, 1/6/24

DNR rule change hearing scheduled for Jan. 4

The Brunswick News, 12/29/23

Facing opposition over air pollution, lumber company scraps plans for coastal Georgia plant

Savannah Morning News, 12/19/23

Water plans for Hyundai trouble Bulloch residents

The Current, 12/15/23

Sapelo community listed among state’s places in peril

The Brunswick News, 11/18/23

Saving The Swamp: Environmentalists, mining company at odds over dig near Okefenokee

News 4 Jax, 10/25/23

The American Factory Boom and the Towns it’s Changing

Bloomberg News, 10/6/23

Slaves’ descendants seek a referendum to veto zoning changes they say threaten their Georgia island

Associated Press, 9/27/23

Revised marshland buffer rule worries environmental group

The Brunswick News, 9/25/23

Pollutant exposure in Brunswick [Coast Watch]

The Current, 9/20/23

Origin of Sapelo zoning proposal uncertain; residents want their say

The Current, 9/8/23

‘Tidal wave’ of new warehouses pushes residents out, changes coastal landscape

The Current, 8/28/23

Honeywell has nothing to be proud of (A Letter to the Editor)

The Brunswick News, 8/15/23

Community Cites History, Heritage in Battle Against Rural Chatham Warehouse Development

Savannah Morning News, 7/25/23

Fact check: Expanded right whale speed rules

The Current, 7/25/23

Marshview condo owners file suit against U.S. 17 apartment developer

The Guardian, 6/30/23

Georgia GOP congressman swims against environmental tide opposing right whale protection proposal

Georgia Recorder, 6/28/23

Activists push for referendum to put ‘Cop City’ on ballot in Atlanta

The Guardian, 6/16/23

Camden kept taxpayer meter running well after voters, courts snuffed chances for spaceport launch

Georgia Recorder, 6/15/23

Speed rules and right whales [Coast Watch]

The Current, 6/14/23

Condo residents worry about addition to U.S. 17 apartment complex

The Brunswick News, 6/1/23

Catherine Ridley
VP, Education & Communications

“We’re working hard to ensure the important issues facing our coast get the coverage they deserve.”

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