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SELC, partners urge Corps to deny federal permit for Sea Island groin

SELC and partners continue to oppose a federal permit to construct a third coastal barrier wall on Georgia’s Sea Island, especially in light of s...

SELC seeks to bring backdoor Vogtle dealings to light

Georgia groups have filed a joint motion to uncover additional evidence of behind-closed-doors discussions between Georgia Power and some of the...

Georgia passes modern-day fracking protections into law

This week, Governor Nathan Deal signed Georgia’s first bill governing fracking into law, updating the state’s antiquated drilling regulations to...

SELC op-ed: Atlanta-region transit at a crossroads

As two bills in the Georgia legislature look to build on Atlanta’s transit progress, Senior Attorney Brian Gist encourages moves that create regi...

Groups challenge permits blessing Georgia Power’s outdated, polluting facilities

SELC is objecting to the two Clean Water Act permits that would allow Georgia Power to continue operating its Plant Hammond and Plant McIntosh fa...

Groups challenge approval of Plant Vogtle cost increases

SELC, Partnership for Southern Equity, and Georgia Interfaith Power and Light are challenging the Georgia Public Service Commission’s decision to...

Leadership in Atlanta, Georgia General Assembly join opposition to offshore drilling

After a seven-hour marathon meeting, the City of Atlanta unanimously voted to pass a resolution against offshore drilling and seismic testing thi...

Georgia, Florida water battle goes to Supreme Court

Last week, before the U.S. Supreme Court, Georgia and Florida presented oral arguments in the decades-long battle between the two states over wat...

Public Service Commission stiffs Georgia Power customers, greenlights Plant Vogtle cost increases

Despite mounting evidence that Plant Vogtle is uneconomic at its current price tag, the Georgia Public Service Commission today rubberstamped con...

Georgia Environmental Protection Division gets greenlight to gut statewide water quality protections

The Georgia Environmental Protection Division has gotten approval to move forward with rollbacks to state water quality protections, that favor i...

Federal clean water rollback makes the Georgia Water Coalition’s 2017 “Dirty Dozen”

The Georgia Water Coalition recently released its seventh annual Dirty Dozen report which highlights 12 of the worst offenses to Georgia’s waters...

SELC challenges Georgia Power’s request to charge customers more for Vogtle overruns

Georgia Power presented its case during opening hearings last week for why the Georgia Public Service Commission should approve its latest revisi...

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