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What's Happening from Environmental Building News Georgia Outlaws LEED in Latest “Wood Wars” Battle By Paula Melton Projects like this LEED Gold wildlife conservation office, designed by Lyman Davidson Dooley for the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, are now banned by executive order. Following in Maine’s footsteps , the State of Georgia has effectively banned LEED certification for State building projects. Governor Nathan Deal’s executive order (PDF), echoing language used by Maine Governor Paul LePage, requires green building standards that equally recognize three forestry standards—the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI), the American Tree Farm System, and the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). The Governor’s office claims that “recognizing all forest certifications equally will promote sustainable forestry in our state and will help create thousands of jobs whi...

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