Tag Archives: power plants

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 can achieve carbon cuts, environmentalists say

GreenLaw says Georgia can meet the proposed federal reductions in power plant carbon emissions through conservation and greater use of renewable energy . . .

Tags: carbon emissions , EPA , Greenlaw , power plants , PSC

PSC pushes back on proposed clean power rules

Georgia’s public service commissioners ask the EPA to cut back on its rule that would require power plants to reduce their carbon emissions . . .

Tags: carbon emissions , EPA , Georgia Power , power plants , PSC

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

Political Notes – PSC members sound off on air quality rules

Public Service Commissioners will be slamming the proposed air quality rules for power plant emissions next week; Gov. Nathan Deal will appoint a new Harris County commissioner . . .

Tags: air quality regulations , business incentives , hank johnson , Harris County , Medicaid expansion , Nathan Deal , power plants , PSC , Russ Toal

Political Notes – A candidate with a record

One of the candidates in an Athens legislative election formerly pleaded guilty to assaulting a University of Georgia student; Southern Co. comes under criticism for the operation of its subsidiaries’ power plants . . .

Tags: air pollution , Alan Alexander , Athens House seat , Perry McGuire , power plants , Southern Co. , Special Election