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G.A. Public Service Commission fails to protect customers from utility shut-offs

Over 30 groups filed a letter with Georgia utility regulators earlier this week, citing serious concerns about their decision to lift the morator...

Nation’s last new coal plant proposal finally succumbs in Georgia

The end of the road has officially come for Plant Washington, a proposed new coal plant that would have been located in Sandersville, GA. While...

Company submits new application to skirt environmental review for mine near Okefenokee swamp

Just days after submitting a flawed hydrology report on its plans for a titanium mine right next to Georgia’s iconic Okefenokee Swamp in Charlton...

SELC calls on FAA to start new review of flawed spaceport

After spending over $7 million dollars and several years of pushing a proposed spaceport to launch medium-large rockets from the Georgia coast, t...

Comments filed in massive Chattahoochee forest project

For decades, the public has had a meaningful voice in site-specific decisions made on national forests such as where to log, construct or reroute...

U.S. Forest Service’s Chattahoochee National Forest management project silences public input for decades

The U.S. Forest Service is proposing a massive forest management project in Georgia’s Chattahoochee National Forest, the state’s largest and most...

Public service commission hikes mandatory fees for Georgia Power customers

Today, the Georgia Public Service Commission issued a final order in Georgia Power’s 2019 rate case that will result in higher bills—and less con...

Court of Appeals sends Plant Vogtle challenge back to lower court

Groups challenging the Georgia Public Service Commission’s (PSC) decision to continue the Vogtle nuclear expansion project despite billions in co...

Georgians: Tell the Public Service Commission to reject Georgia Power’s proposed fee hike

Georgia Power is looking to charge customers more for electricity, including making it harder for customers to save money by consuming less. The...

Laundry list of reasons why mining next to the Okefenokee Swamp is a bad idea

The Okefenokee Swamp, a pristine and iconic wetland in southern Georgia, is home to the state’s treasured Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge. Th...

Solar victory in Oxford, Ga., means lower bills for rooftop solar customers

A small Georgia city became a lot more solar-friendly earlier this year when the Oxford City Council voted to get rid of the city-owned utility’s...

SELC shares Georgians’ concerns about proposed titanium mine near Okefenokee Swamp

This week, back-to-back public meetings in southeast Georgia drew large crowds from all over the state with concerns about a proposed titanium mi...

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