Press Releases

Press Releases

August 2, 2014

Air, Earth and Water all honored at 2014 Environmental Heroes hosted by GreenLaw

GreenLaw is hosting its annual Environmental Heroes award celebration on Tuesday, October 7, 2014.

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August 2, 2014

Mayor Jackson of Lithonia adds support of EPA’s Clean Power Plan

A coalition of environmental groups are calling on the citizens of Atlanta to support the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan that imposes the first-ever limits on carbon pollution…

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July 15, 2014

Sabal Trail Natural Gas Pipeline Threatens Air Quality in Southwest Georgia

Last week, additional concerns were raised about a proposed natural gas pipeline that threatens to cut across large swaths of Southwest Georgia, including longleaf pine tracts. GreenLaw, on behalf of a…

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July 15, 2014

Sabal Trail Natural Gas Pipeline Threatens Air Quality in Southwest Georgia

Last week, additional concerns were raised about a proposed natural gas pipeline that threatens to cut across large swaths of Southwest Georgia, including longleaf pine tracts. GreenLaw, on behalf of a…

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May 23, 2014

Regulators Unanimously Approve Clean, Affordable Wind Power for Georgia Power Customers

Today, members of the Public Service Commission voted unanimously to approve contracts to bring clean, affordable wind power to Georgia Power customers. Starting in 2016, the two contracts will import…

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May 23, 2014

Thousands File Letters Opposing Proposed Polluter

More than 3,000 Georgians filed comments in opposition to a request to extend air quality permit deadlines for the proposed Plant Washington coal-burning power plant, to be located in Sandersville, Georgia.…

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May 23, 2014

Georgia Power Must Clean Up Dangerous Coal Dust at Five Power Plants

Environmental and public health advocates won a clean air victory today when the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ruled that state regulators allowed Georgia Power Company to operate…

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May 23, 2014

Press Statement: Marshland protections abolished

“The Georgia Environmental Protection Division will no longer protect hundreds of miles and thousands of acres of invaluable salt marsh along Georgia’s entire coast. Today, the EPD Director announced…

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