Energy & Environment

Southern Co. expects new Plant Vogtle delays as PSC weighs tab

The snakebit Plant Vogtle nuclear reactor expansion project is likely to miss another deadline. The Georgia Public Service Commission will soon decide whether to sign...

Report: Close Georgia Power coal plants faster to avert climate crisis

A new environmental report says that Georgia Power's parent company and other regional utilities are not doing enough to reduce greenhouse emissions to avoid...

American Lung Association report says air in Georgia cities unhealthy

About four in 10 people nationally are breathing unhealthy air in spite of progress made in curbing pollution, including slight gains here in Georgia,...

Georgia environmentalists score scrappy Capitol win on trust funds

Environmental advocates rounded up 500 scrap tires and set to work building a rubber replica of the Gold Dome in the shadow of the...

Georgia leaders cheer settlement saving EV battery plant project

One of Georgia's largest economic development projects can move forward after two South Korean electric vehicle battery companies settled a trade secrets dispute over...

Golden Ray to weather third hurricane season since St. Simons shipwreck

Crews are back to work cutting up a section of the shipwrecked Golden Ray that contains thousands of gallons of fuel as the extensive...

Biden banks on offshore wind along East Coast to curb climate...

WASHINGTON — Two wind turbines, each as tall as the Washington Monument, stand sentinel 27 miles off the coast of Virginia, the nation’s first...

Feds propose protection for hefty Suwannee alligator snapping turtle

A rare prehistoric looking turtle only found in south Georgia and north Florida might soon gain federal protection after struggling to rebound. The U.S. Fish...

Supreme Court win washes over Georgia in decades-long water war

The U.S. Supreme Court handed Georgia a major win Thursday in its long-running water battle with Florida, overturning a 2013 lawsuit that threatened to...

‘Once in a generation investment’: Biden unveils $2T infrastructure plan

Unveiling what he called the boldest domestic spending package since the construction of America’s interstate highway system and the dawning of the space race,...
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