Energy & Environment

Firing of Georgian dogs Ag nominee Tom Vilsack at confirmation hearing

This post was updated 2 p.m. Feb. 3 to include this correction: An earlier version of this report misstated the connection that Lawrence Lucas,...

Biden aims to reduce greenhouse gases in sweeping climate orders

Post updated 4 p.m. Jan. 27 to include the president's comments. WASHINGTON—President Joe Biden signed a host of executive orders on climate Wednesday that will...

Sierra Club report card hands Georgia Power’s climate plans failing grades

Georgia’s largest electric public utility and its parent company received failing grades in an advocacy group’s new report sizing up the climate plans of...

‘Millions of birds will die’: Last-minute Trump rule aids industry

In July 2011, a pipeline owned by ExxonMobil burst near Laurel, Mont., dumping 42,000 gallons of crude oil into the nearby Yellowstone River. As federal...

Columbus spends big to fight against Chattahoochee pollution limits

A middle Georgia public utility has spent years fighting a new state permit that would impose more limits on pollution flowing from the sewer...

Billion dollar Plant Vogtle tab debate could be on the line...

Georgia Power’s overdue and over-budget Plant Vogtle nuclear plant expansion served as a handy punching bag for the challenger in a Tuesday debate as...

Conservationists ruffled over plan to remove rare woodpecker protection

For some, the federal proposal to bump a rare Southern bird from the endangered species list represents a great success story in conservation. But to...

Georgia pecan crop back from 2018 hurricane, profit a tough nut...

Georgia pecan growers looked up in their trees earlier this year and liked what they saw: a bounty of young nuts flourishing among the...

Judge to decide if PSC must revisit Georgia Power’s coal ash...

A Fulton County judge will decide whether state regulators should rethink their decision to let Georgia Power pass along $525 million in coal ash...

Frecklebelly madtom fish could get Endangered Species Act protection

A small Southern fish would soon become a new threatened species in Georgia and Tennessee under a federal proposal announced Wednesday. The frecklebelly madtom, which...
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