Go to this page and email Brian and tell him you want to keep the lookout creek gauge
Here is additional info regarding funding cuts to usgs.
please review these and contact both your congressman or woman and the GA congressman.
co-op program info:
NSIP program info:
Find a representative through
Contact Sonny Purdue here:
write him an email and tell him why stream gauges are important to you especially the Lookout Creek gauge, and Mill and Holly Creeks as well, if they are in your area
Contact the GA legislature here:
The cuts are through the EPD so you may wish to mention the Environmental Protection Division when contacting these folks.
The conference committee for appropriations hasn't met yet. The contact info is below.
State Budget Conferees:
House (ask them to insist on the House position and retain the House Budgetâ€™s funding level for EPD)
Rep. Ben Harbin (Columbia County) firstname.lastname@example.org 404.463.2247
Rep. Jerry Keen (Glynn County) email@example.com 404.656.5052
Rep. Mark Burkhalter (North Fulton County) Mark.Burkhalter@house.ga.gov 404.656.5072
Senate (ask them to agree to the House position and reinstate the House Budgetâ€™s funding level for EPD)
Sen. Eric Johnson (Savannah) firstname.lastname@example.org (404) 656-5109
Sen. Tommy Williams (Lyons) email@example.com (404) 656-0089
Sen. Jack Hill (Reidsville) firstname.lastname@example.org (404) 656-5038
Georgia General Assembly Home Page: http://www.legis.ga.gov/
Use this site for contact info for your State Senator or Representative, or to check on the status of legislation.
House Rules Committee: http://www.legis.ga.gov/legis/2005_06/house/Committees/rules/gahrules.htm
The Rules Committees set the daily calendar, so contacts with Rules Committee members are especially important.
Brian E. McCallum, Assistant Director
USGS Georgia Water Science Center
3039 Amwiler Road, Suite 130
Atlanta, GA 30360
P: 770.903.9127 F: 770.903.9199