Energy & Environment

Georgia Power customers to find out new tab for Vogtle expansion...

This post was updated at 8:53 a.m. Wednesday to reflect that Georgia Power's latest schedule to complete the third unit moved from November until...

War against lead contamination widens in west Atlanta neighborhood

In a well-kept west Atlanta yard Saturday, two women held up small pieces of a rock-like material they had spotted on the ground. It wasn’t...

Golden Ray blaze creates new pollution threat off Georgia’s coast

This story was updated 4:30 p.m. Monday May 17. Engineers are assessing the damage after the shipwrecked Golden Ray caught fire Friday afternoon, sending billowing...

Pipeline cyberattack serves as wake-up call to protect infrastructure

The ransomware attack against Colonial Pipeline that shut down access to a pipeline that supplies fuel along the East Coast is sparking new calls...

Long fuel lines persist as Colonial Pipeline begins to resume operations

As school buses full of sleepy-eyed children rolled down Highway 92 in Woodstock early Wednesday morning, Morgan Vagnasco parked her car in front of...

Panic drives up fuel demand as Colonial Pipeline shutdown continues Georgia...

The rush to fill up gas tanks after a cyberattack led Colonial Pipeline to abruptly shut down its operations has state and national leaders...

Georgia advocates push for feds to do more to reduce tailpipe...

Advocates and a pair of local Georgia officials are urging adoption of clean car standards and called on federal leaders to do more to...

Migratory bird protections to be restored by Biden administration

The Interior Department plans to officially revoke a Trump-era rule that loosened enforcement of a longstanding law to protect migratory birds, the department said...

Judge asked to halt coastal dredging during sea turtle nesting season

When nature-lovers welcomed Georgia's first nesting sea turtles of the year on Little Cumberland Island Friday, the celebration was tempered with worries about the...

Tyson’s Tenn. food fight pits longtime farmers against big protein suppliers

Editor's note: In recent years, Georgia's big agribusiness pushed state lawmakers to limit local restrictions on often smelly operations while residents protested that their counties should be...
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