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Red-cockaded woodpecker poised to end perch on ‘endangered’ list

A rare bird in Georgia is making enough of a comeback for the Trump administration to propose moving it off the federal endangered species...

Downgraded hurricane Sally to cross Georgia with soaking rains, stiff winds

Georgians are urged to stay alert late Wednesday as the remnants of Hurricane Sally are forecast to slide westward across the state with heavy...

Coast Guard conducts public hearing in capsized Golden Ray investigation

An investigation into why the massive Golden Ray car carrier capsized off the Georgia coast soon after it left port in Brunswick picks up...

Dink Nesmith: A ‘coal fox’ is in EPA’s ‘henhouse’

Even above the commotion caused by COVID-19, you could hear the EPA’s hooves in the rules-change stampede. The Environmental Protection Agency — despite the...

Looser showerhead rules could send a lot of water, money down...

For more than 25 years, Congress has directed U.S. government agencies to set energy and water efficiency standards for many new products. These measures...

State regulators enforce pollution rules along ‘Hooch near Columbus

A middle Georgia water system will have to comply with pollution limits aimed at protecting the water quality of a popular stretch of the...

Athens, Atlanta shine in new ranking of country’s top cities for...

Atlanta lags other major U.S. cities in total solar capacity but has ramped up its sun-powered energy production, according to a new report. Georgia’s capital...

House passes bipartisan public lands bill; next stop president’s desk

WASHINGTON — Major environmental legislation sailed through Congress Wednesday while the nation’s political leaders were stuck in intense negotiations over the contours of a...

Biomass energy push gains traction despite some objections

This story was updated Thursday at 2:40 p.m. with a comment from Georgia Power regarding the bidding process. Georgia Power is pressing forward with long-term...

Georgia environmentalists pan Trump plan to ‘gut’ reviews of big projects

President Donald Trump pointed to two Georgia projects – the expansion of the Savannah Harbor and a dedicated truck lane on Interstate 75 –...
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