Railroad tie burning bill gets hearing

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Residents of Madison and Franklin counties descended on the state Capitol Tuesday to support legislation that would ban the burning of creosote railroad ties at biomass plants near their homes.

A bill that would ban the burning of creosote railroad ties like these stacked outside the Georgia Renewable Power plant in Madison County got a hearing Tuesday in the Georgia State Senate.
By Dave Williams Capitol Beat News Service   ATLANTA – Residents of Madison and Franklin counties descended on the state Capitol Tuesday to support legislation that would ban the burning of…

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