Clean Air & Energy

Clean Air & Energy

New Report Released on Coal Ash

National organizations released a report detailing the hazards of coal ash waste across the country.

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Legal Challenges Filed to Stop Georgia’s Coal Rush

On May 10, 2010, attorneys from GreenLaw and the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC), acting on behalf of seven citizens’ groups, filed petitions for hearings challenging permits for two major proposed…

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EPD Issues Six Coal Plant Permits

On April 8 and 9, the state Environmental Protection Division (EPD) issued six approvals to two coal-fired power plants, the Longleaf Energy Station in Early County, southwest Georgia, and Plant Washington,…

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Coal Plant Design Flaws in Plant Washington Permits

Working on behalf of committed environmental advocates state-wide, GreenLaw recently submitted written comments challenging the air and water pollution permits that Power4Georgians has applied for in seeking…

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Biomass Is Coming to Georgia

While GreenLaw is working to stop any new dirty coal-fired power plants from being built in Georgia, we know we must be smart about what replaces burning coal to obtain energy for residential, industrial…

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Independent Analysis Finds Plant Washington a Financial Risk

Taxpayers in Washington County face serious risks and will likely not reap the financial and employment perks that supporters of the proposed Plant Washington are promising if the $2.1 billion coal-burning…

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New Report on Health Impacts of Coal Plants

GreenLaw's work to protect us all from the harmful impact of coal plant pollution is highlighted by a new report released by Physicians for Social Responsibility which details the true risks of our nation's…

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Coal-fired Power Plant Still on Drawing Board for Six EMCs

While four Georgia electric membership corporations (EMCs) have pulled the plug on their partnership to build an 854 mega-watt coal-fired electric power plant in Washington County, six other EMCs are still…

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Four EMCs Unplug from Coal-Fired Plant Deal

GreenLaw Executive Director Justine Thompson today commended the wisdom of four Georgia electric membership corporations (EMCs) for their decision to pull the plug on their partnership to build an 854…

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