Appendix A: Legal Resources Legal Representation The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) Pro Bono Clearinghouse connects attorneys and communities to tackle environmental problems. For more information or to be connected with an attorney or law clinic regarding your community’s concerns, submit a form at ELI Pro Bono Clearinghouse’s contact page for communities and organizations. Federal Resources United States Code: Official law of the U.S. (for example, the Clean Air Act) Official website: https://www.govinfo.gov/app/collection/USCODE User friendly version: www.law.cornell.edu/uscode Code of Federal Regulations: Regulations created by federal governmental agencies (for example, the EPA) Official website: https://ecfr.federalregister.gov/ User friendly version: www.law.cornell.edu/cfr Agenda of Regulatory Actions: Yearly Plans for actions for federal agencies https://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/eAgendaMain Free U.S. Supreme Court Opinions: Official Reporter 1754-2003: https://www.loc.gov/collections/united-states-reports Opinions and Arguments of all Supreme Court cases: https://www.oyez.org/cases/2020 Free Federal Court Opinions: https://law.justia.com/cases/federal Note: Georgia is located in the Eleventh Circuit State Resources Official Code of Georgia Annotated: Official law of the state of Georgia www.lexis-nexis.com/hottopics/gacode/default.asp Georgia Regulations: Regulations created by state governmental agencies (for example, Georgia Department of Natural Resources) https://rules.sos.state.ga.us/gac/ Proposed Georgia Regulations: Information about upcoming regulations is available on on each of the relevant agencies’ websites with instructions on how to comment Environmental Protection Division: https://epd.georgia.gov/public-announcements Coastal Resources Division: https://coastalgadnr.org/ at the bottom of the page is an updated listing of the “Public Meetings” and “Public Notices.” Free Georgia Court Opinions: https://law.justia.com/cases/georgia/ Local Resources Municipal and County Codes: https://library.municode.com/ga Note: Municode does not include codes from all Georgia counties. For more information about using Municode, see Land Use Planning and Zoning. County or City Websites: Information on local council meetings is often available on their official websites, and sometimes on county, town, or city social media pages as well. More from the EJ Green Book Appendix B: Contact Information A list of addresses, phone numbers, websites and email addresses of government agencies, community interest groups, health clinics, and... Appendix A: Legal Resources A list of helpful website links for legal resources - including legal representation, laws, and case rulings. How Environmental Laws and Tools Can Help Your Community Outlines the first steps for addressing environmental issues with laws and tools provided in the Green Book. Understanding Grassroots Organizing Recommendations and guidance for effective community organizing. Knowing What’s In Your Neighborhood A starting point for identifying potential environmental burdens in your neighborhood with a list of helpful websites and resources. Protecting Your Community: Getting Started A brief guide to help you protect your community and a road map for how to utilize the information... Where You Live Affects Your Health Detailing environmental impacts on health, common pollutants, and why not all communities have the same environmental conditions. Understanding Legal References An overview of legal references and terms used environmental law and in the EJ Green Book.