Tag Archives: EPA

Political Notes — Carr, other A-Gs want to kill clean air rule

Attorney General Chris Carr wants Trump to kill the EPA’s Clean Power Plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions . . .

Tags: EPA , greenhouse gases , judicial nominations

Court temporarily blocks EPA’s Clean Power Plan

U.S. Supreme Court says the EPA cannot enforce its Clean Power Plan while legal challenges to it are still pending in court . . .

Tags: Clean Power Plan , coal-fired plants , EPA , Georgia Power , greenhouse gases , Sam Olens , Tim Echols , U.S. Supreme Court

Senate panel shelves anti-clean power bill

The proposal to thwart the EPA’s clean power regulations is placed in a Senate study committee . . .

Tags: Charlie Bethel , Clean Power Plan , EPA , interstate compact

Ga. Power energy plan leaves most coal plants in operation

To the dismay of environmentalists, the utility’s new Integrated Resource Plan does not propose to shut down its older, coal-fired power plants . . .

Tags: coal-fired plants , EPA , Georgia Power , integrated resource plan , PSC , renewable energy , SACE , Sierra Club

EPA urges different route for Sabal pipeline

EPA officials want a different route to be selected for the controversial Sabal Trail natural gas pipeline . . .

Tags: EPA , FERC , Sabal Trail pipeline

Appeals Court temporarily halts ‘Waters of the US’ rule

A federal appeals court has delayed enforcement of the EPA’s “Waters of the U.S.” clean water rule . . .

Tags: Court of Appeals , EPA , Sam Olens , Waters of the U.S.

Georgia Power will close ash ponds at 29 sites

Georgia Power says it will close 29 coal ash ponds situated near 11 coal-fired power plants across the state . . .

Tags: ash ponds , Duke Energy , EPA , Georgia Chamber , Georgia Power , Paul Bowers , SACE , toxic coal ash

Political Notes – Olens joins lawsuit attacking EPA order

Georgia and 15 other states are suing the EPA over emission regulations affecting industrial plants . . .

Tags: air quality rules , Chad Nimmer , EPA , John Meadows , Pierce County , Sam Olens , Waycross

Obama administration releases greenhouse gas rule

The EPA releases the final version of the clean air rule intended to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power plants . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , EPA , greenhouse gases , power plants , Ted Cruz

Georgia asks EPA to delay ‘Waters of U.S.’ rule

Attorney General Sam Olens and other A-Gs try to keep a new federal clean water regulation from taking effect in August . . .

Tags: Clean Water Act , EPA , Sam Olens , Waters of the U.S.