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Organization Name Services Offered Topic Phone Web Page
Atlanta Beltline Reports and explanations of what the Atlanta Beltline project is, and how it is progressing. Environmental Justice 404-477-3003 Link
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), based in Atlanta, Georgia, is a federal public health agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. ATSDR protects communities from harmful health effects related to exposure to natural and man-made hazardous substances. We do this by responding to environmental health emergencies; investigating emerging environmental health threats; conducting research on the health impacts of hazardous waste sites; and building capabilities of and providing actionable guidance to state and local health partners. Environmental Justice 800-CDC-INFO Link
Atlanta Watershed List of ongoing projects by Neighborhood Planning Units to Improve Atlanta’s water quality. Drinking Water Quality 404-982-1468 Link
Atlanta Watershed Water quality reports by year for Atlanta. Drinking Water Quality 404-982-1468 Link
Centers for Disease Control Morbidity and Mortality reports on blood lead levels, as long with state-by-state data and a list of current programs. Lead 800-CDC-INFO Link
Consumer Product Safety Commission Explains why DIY lead tests kits are not reliable, and why a professional should be used. Lead 800-638-2772 Link
Eco-Action Report from Environmental Community Action detailing its work to stop illegal dumping of tires in Atlanta neighborhoods. Illegal Dumping N/A Link
Environmental Protection Agency Bi-annual reports by the EPA on water quality in Georgia Lakes and Streams. Not focused on drinking water Lake and Stream Water Quality N/A Link
Environmental Working Group Report on the “dirty dozen”, 12 common hormone altering chemicals and how to avoid them. Common Hazardous Products N/A Link
Georgia Department of Public Health Summary of current projects dealing with indoor air quality by the Georgia DPH, including smoke free homes and mold. Indoor Air Quality 404-657-2700 Link
Georgia Environmental Protection Division Reports on the fish eating guidelines, with reports of consumption restrictions by region. Also contains guide tailored to pregnant and nursing women on fish consumption. Safe Fish Consumption 404-463-1500 Link
Georgia Environmental Protection Division Guidelines on topics such as fish consumption, green growth, and toxics release inventory. Outdoor Air Quality 404-463-1500 Link
Georgia Tech Reports on OSHA standards, hazard assessment, surveillance, and mitigation guides. Consultation available WITHOUT fines. Lead 404-407-7431 Link
HealthyPeople 2020 Reports on the HealthyPeople 2020 objective to lower blood lead levels in children. Lead N/A Link
National Public Radio Food desert locator map of the United States to help understand the problem of food deserts in Georgia. Food Issues N/A Link
Peachtree-Dekalb Airport Watch Watchdog group monitoring improper and unlawful activity at the local airport Environmental Justice and Law 404-290-5120 Link
Scorecard by GoodGuide Ranks and compares your county to the nation in terms of toxics, air quality, water quality, environmental justice, and more. Environmental Justice and Law n/a Link