Clean Air & Energy

Clean Air & Energy

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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Challenge to Coal-fired Power Plant Moves to Court of Appeals

Atlanta, GA (August 13, 2008) Attorneys for GreenLaw responded decisively to the proponents of an air pollution permit in a fight over health, air quality, and Georgia’s energy future that has become increasingly…

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Fulton Judge Stops Coal-Fired Power Plant

June 30, 2008 - Fulton County Superior Court Judge Thelma Wyatt Cummings Moore sent an air pollution permit for a coal-fired power plant back to the drawing board.

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Coal-Fired Power Plants - Put focus on renewable, clean sources

Originally appeared in The Atlanta Journal Constitution - We are taking a good first step in energy conservation efforts when we exchange an incandescent light bulb for an energy-efficient compact fluorescent…

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Fulton Judge Considers Coal-Fired Power Plant Permit Case

On Tuesday, June 3rd, at 9:30AM, Judge Thelma Wyatt Cummings Moore heard arguments in Fulton County Superior Court as to whether new coal-fired plants, like the proposed Longleaf plant, must regulate carbon…

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Opening Brief for Petition for Judicial Review in Fulton County Superior Court

Petitioners appeal a permit that would allow the construction of a massive newsource of air pollution, the first coal-fired power plant proposed for Georgia in overtwenty years.

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Lawsuit Seeks to Prevent Destruction of Public Records

The Georgia Open Records Act (GORA), which allows citizens to inspect all public records, is the cornerstone of good government. It allows citizens to know whether their tax dollars are properly spent…

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Court to Hear Arguments on Nation's Dirtiest Power Plants

On Monday, March 31, 2008, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments from GreenLaw on behalf of Sierra Club and the Coosa River Basin Initiative (CRBI), which seek to force the Environmental…

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Challenge to Coal-fired Power Plant Moves to Superior Court

Atlanta, GA (February 11, 2008) - Today environmental groups took the next steps to protect Georgians from the harmful air and global warming pollution that would be emitted by Dynegy’s proposed Longleaf…

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