Energy & Environment

Florida-Georgia water war back in court, leaving SW Ga. farmers wary

Attorneys for Georgia and Florida will return to the courtroom today for a proceeding that could have a major impact on southwest Georgia farmers...

PSC says Georgia Power should slow down $525M charge to ratepayers

State regulators Monday said Georgia Power’s request that ratepayers pay $525 million to clean up coal ash ponds and landfills over three years should...

Federal approvals could launch Camden Spaceport into next phase

A federal agency is set to decide next month whether a Camden County-sponsored Spaceport will get a chance to get off the ground. The Federal...

Lawsuit challenging Vogtle nuclear expansion decision gets new life

Environmentalists and consumer advocates will have another chance to persuade a Fulton County judge that a review should happen now – instead of years...

Chattahoochee Riverkeeper joins appeal over Obama-era water rules

A Georgia environmental advocacy group is part of a new move to stop the Trump administration from wiping away Obama-era water regulations. The Chattahoochee Riverkeeper,...

Rural Georgians hold their nose as sludge is dumped nearby

The stench – reminiscent of a porta potty – was so bad that Donna Blanton would sprint from her front door to the car....

Regulators balk at Georgia Power’s request for steep rate hike

Georgia Public Service Commission staffers are pushing back on a steep rate increase that Georgia Power had requested start as soon as January. The staff...

Report: Gas, solar will continue to force closing of coal power...

Georgia’s reliance on coal to generate electricity for millions of people fell sharply as natural gas grew cheaper over the past decade, a trend...

U.S. House lawmakers fume after Interior sends them useless pages

WASHINGTON -- Congressional Democrats and Republicans alike are irked by how the U.S. Department of the Interior has responded -- or failed to respond...

Georgia Power rate hike plan called burden on low-income customers

Decatur’s Catherine Carter is such a stickler for conserving electricity that the 76-year-old didn't turn on her air conditioner throughout this year’s sweltering summer. Carter...
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