GreenLaw Blog

Keep Coal Out of Georgia

We have recently learned that a now-familiar Georgia utility consortium, Power4Georgians, is planning yet another new coal-fired power plant, this one in rural Ben Hill County.

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Attorney Ela Orenstein Honored by Newtown Florist Club

Our Environmental Justice and Air Quality attorney, Ela Orenstein, was honored at the Newtown Florist Club’s 59th Anniversary banquet in Gainesville on October 10.

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GreenLaw Celebrates Thompson’s Ten Years of Leadership

In November 1999, the Board of Directors of the Georgia Center for Law in the Public Interest (now GreenLaw) hired a young attorney named Justine Thompson as its executive director.

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Keep Your Stockings Coal Free!

May your stockings and smoke stacks be coal-free this holiday season!

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Air and Water Quality Threatened by Sandersville Coal-Fired Plant

Will Sandersville be the location of the 11th coal-fired power plant in Georgia? Power4Georgians, a consortium of ten electric membership cooperatives (EMCs), has applied for an air pollution permit for…

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Summer Interns Fill GreenLaw Office Space

GreenLaw welcomes three interns to the office for the summer: two law students at the University of Georgia (UGA) and one rising junior at the Atlanta Girls’ School (AGS).

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Corporate Green Day Challenge Gets GreenLaw’s Hands Dirty

On April 26, GreenLaw participated in the Earth Share Corporate Green Day Challenge.

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Act Now for a Healthy Planet in the New Year

GreenLaw ends the year on a high note because supporters like you have helped us to protect Georgia’s air and water—and thus the health of our people and our environment.

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