Clean Air & Energy

Clean Air & Energy

Why What We Do Matters to Georgians

Currently, 154,348, or approximately 6% of Georgia's children have asthma, according to the State of the Air report by American Lung Association.

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Ga. Implements Sped-Up Environmental Permits

Ray Henry from the Associated Press wrote this article on June 29, 2013. This article explored a new environmental permitting law that allowed applicants to pay a fee to have their permit expedited. Executive…

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Updated Rules for Coal Air Pollution, Recent Plant Struggles Underscore High Risk of Proposed Washington County Power Plant

New federal safeguards for coal pollution cast further doubt on the fate of the proposed Plant Washington coal-fired power plant in Sandersville, GA. The new standards come as the nation shifts toward…

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Plant Ben Hill: Another CANCELLED Coal-fired Plant for Georgia

In 2008, a private consortium of electric cooperatives, Power4Georgians (P4G), announced plans to develop a second 850-megawatt coal-fired plant in Georgia, in addition to Plant Washington, north of Sandersville…

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Existing Coal Plant Research

Learn more about the impacts of coal on our environment, our health and our pocket booksEvery month it seems that yet another report is released confirming what we already know - coal harms our natural…

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Obama plan proposes large reductions in greenhouse gases

The Obama administration released a proposal Monday to reduce by 30 percent over the next two decades the greenhouses gases emitted by coal-fired power plants, a plan that would have a major impact on…

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