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Photo: Tim Brinton/NewsArt

Atlanta Forward: Quality of life

Today, two sides square off on changes being made at Common Cause Georgia, an influential nonpartisan advocacy group whose executive director recently left. One accuses Common Cause of now siding with Democrats, with a push from its national organization. But the Georgia chapter’s chairman defends its nonpartisanship. Also, an environmental group writes about a $10 million fine levied by a federal judge against an Atlanta polluter, saying Georgia’s Environmental Protection Division lacks adequate staffing to police such sites. (The EPD declined an invitation to write in response for this page.)

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