Locals from Swamp Counties Present to Governor and Legislators a Petition to Protect the Okefenokee

Local residents from Charlton, Glynn, Wayne, and Ware counties will be at the Capitol on Monday, January 29 to present a petition signed by more than 500 residents of Southeast Georgia. Signers have expressed their for the support the passage of House Bill 71, the Okefenokee Protection Act and urge state officials to act to restrict future mining along Trail Ridge.