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Looking ahead to major energy decisions in 2019, Georgians demand Fair Energy Now

High power bills burden many Georgia families, but few know why that is or what they can do about it. To change that, SELC, Georgia Interfaith P...

Georgia Water Coalition releases annual “Dirty Dozen” report

The Georgia Water Coalition released its annual Dirty Dozen report this week, highlighting the politics, policies and issues that threaten the he...

SELC, coastal partners challenge federal permit for Georgia groin

Though the Georgia coast was largely spared from hurricanes in 2018, storm damage to Sea Island from previous years has led developers to expand...

SELC, partners secure better protections for Coosa River

An administrative law judge has invalidated a Clean Water Act permit that up until this point, failed to require Georgia Power to take any effort...

Georgia River Network names SELC attorney Conservationist of the Year

Georgia River Network presented its 2018 River Conservationist of the Year award to SELC staff attorney April Lipscomb last month as part of its...

Georgia Power commits to another 29 million tons in coal ash cleanup

Georgia Power announced new plans in August to excavate all the coal ash stored at its Plant Branch and Plant Bowen facilities and move the waste...

Georgia Power ignores rising costs, partner concerns to force Vogtle forward

Late yesterday, Georgia-based Oglethorpe Power Corporation voted to move forward with the ill-fated Vogtle nuclear expansion project despite sign...

Vogtle project costs soar once again

Less than a year after the Georgia Public Service Commission approved a several billion dollar cost increase at the troubled Plant Vogtle nuclear...

Study of Georgia spaceport fails to address health, safety concerns

Camden County, Ga., officials are shooting for the stars as they push forward with plans to build Spaceport Camden, a public-private rocket-launc...

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...

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