Energy & Environment

Spaceport delayed as Camden County suddenly plans for smaller rockets

The launch date for Spaceport Camden is on indefinite hold after federal regulators held up an expected approval of Camden County’s license to operate...

State regulators approve $1.8 billion Georgia Power rate hike

Georgia Power customers can expect to pay steeper electric bills over the next several years, with some new charges kicking in next month. State regulators...

Decision day for Georgia Power’s $2.2 billion rate hike request

State regulators are set to vote Tuesday on Georgia Power’s $2.2 billion rate hike request, setting up a final round of haggling several months...

Consumer Reports: Georgia Power is planning an unfair fee hike

It’s one thing to pay for extra. Express lanes. More TV channels. An extra scoop of ice cream? But we shouldn’t have to pay...

Coal ash imports at Georgia landfills prompt push for disposal fee...

Wary of a coal ash influx in Georgia, environmental groups and some local officials are pushing for a bill in next year’s legislative session...

Georgia claims major legal victory in ongoing ‘water wars’ with Florida

Georgia won a major court victory Thursday in its ongoing legal battle with Florida over water rights as a federal judge studying the case...

Southern states split in response to EPA’s coal ash rule rollbacks...

As the Trump administration scales back federal regulation of the waste from coal-fired power plants known as coal ash, a handful of Southern states...

State consultants say Plant Vogtle expansion timeline ‘challenged’

Delays and costs are likely to keep growing for an expansion of Georgia Power’s nuclear plant south of Augusta, according to reports the Georgia...

Georgia Power responds to rate hike objections from PSC staff, customers

Gloria Hayes said at a hearing Monday if regulators allow Georgia Power to increase its rates, seniors like her who live on a fixed-income...

Representatives Bishop, Johnson sign onto ambitious climate bill

WASHINGTON — Virginia Rep. Don McEachin (D-Richmond) introduced ambitious legislation this week that would commit the United States to achieve a 100% clean energy...
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