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Judge overturns Forsyth County sewage discharge permit

Judge overturns Forsyth County sewage discharge permit
June 3, 2011 --

State environmental officials broke their own rules when they gave Forsyth County a sewage discharge permit that would have unnecessarily polluted the Chattahoochee River, a judge ruled this week. The judge ordered the state to reduce fecal coliform limits by 88 percent and phosphorus limits by 73 percent for new discharges from two Forsyth County sewage treatment plants.