Tag Archives: greenhouse gases

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

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

PSC, environmentalists clash over EPA rules for power plant emissions

EPA holds major hearing in Atlanta on proposed regulations to restrict the emission of greenhouse gases by power plants . . .

Tags: coal-fired plants , EPA , federal regulations , Georgia Power Co. , greenhouse gases , power plants , PSC , SACE

Obama plan proposes large reductions in greenhouse gases

President Obama’s plan to curb greenhouse gas emissions is stirring up familiar reactions among interest groups . . .

Tags: air pollution rules , Barack Obama , EPA , Georgia Power , global climate change , greenhouse gases , reductions in pollution

Political Notes – Southern Co. ranked among top three pollution sources

Atlanta-based Southern Co., which owns four major utilities, is ranked among the top producers of greenhouse gases among American corporations . . .

Tags: air pollution , bond ratings , Georgia Power , greenhouse gases , Nathan Deal appointments , Southern Co.

Ga. Power plants are still largest greenhouse gas sources

The latest numbers from the EPA show that two of Georgia Power’s coal-fired plants are the largest producers of greenhouse gases in the U.S. . . .

Tags: Cobb EMC , EPA , Georgia Power , greenhouse gases , Plant Bowen , Plant Scherer , Plant Washington

PSC opens hearings on Ga. Power plant closings

The PSC will have to make some hard decisions on who pays for the coal-fired generation plants that Georgia Power wants to retire . . .

Tags: air pollution , coal-fired plants , decertification , EPA , Georgia Power , greenhouse gases , Plant Branch , Plant Mitchell , PSC