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2022 Service-Learning Symposium: Implementation of Odor Nuisance Ordinances in Brunswick, Georgia

Implementation of Odor Nuisance Ordinances in Brunswick, Georgia

Author: Emily Bremmer

Faculty Supervisor: Robin L. McLachlan, Ph.D.

Community Partner: Glynn Environmental Coalition: Rachael Thompson

Abstract:

Brunswick, Georgia lacks the environmental regulations to hold companies that release harmful waste accountable. Many other states have set several ways to quickly identify these harmful substances to better prevent such harm to themselves as well as homes. The local area of Brunswick is home of four superfund sites and is on its way to more. Through research of regulations locally as well as nationally, recommendations have been made for a future proposal of implementing better environmental safeguards.