Tag Archives: Sierra Club

Appeals court halts Sabal Trail pipeline in SW Georgia

The Sabal Trail gas pipeline, which would extend through southwest Georgia, is at least temporarily halted by a federal appeals court ruling . . .

Tags: greenhouse gases , Sabal Trail pipeline , Sierra Club

Sierra Club says it will sue Ga.Power over draining of coal ash ponds

Environmental organization wants to stop the utility giant from draining wastewater from its coal ash ponds into the state’s waterways . . .

Tags: coal ash ponds , Georgia Power , Sierra Club

Lawsuit hits EPD over water quality permits at power plants

The Environmental Protection Division is sued over the expiration of five water quality permits at Georgia Power plants . . .

Tags: EPD , Georgia Power , Sierra Club , water quality permits

Political Notes – In a surprise, Trump and Clinton tied in Georgia poll

The first Georgia poll after Donald Trump becomes the presumptive GOP nominee shows that he is virtually tied with Hillary Clinton . . .

Tags: Donald Trump , Georgia poll , Hillary Clinton , Sierra Club , Ted Terry

Political Notes – SEC Primary pulls out the voters

A record number of Georgians took part in early voting for Tuesday’s presidential primary . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , Colleen Kiernan , Nathan Deal , SEC primary , Sierra Club

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

Can Georgia meet carbon reduction target? The two sides disagree

A legislative committee hears more comments on the EPA’s proposed rule to reduce carbon emissions 30 percent by 2030 . . .

Tags: carbon emission reduction , Don Parsons , EPA rule , Georgia Power , Greenlaw , Keith Bentley , Sierra Club , Stan Wise

House passes watered-down version of Flint River bill

The Georgia House compromises and passes a scaled-down version of SB 213, the Flint River drought bill . . .

Tags: Chattahoochee Riverkeeper , droughts , endangered species , EPD , Flint River , Jud Turner , Nathan Deal , Sierra Club , stream flow augmentation , water wars

Looking for Plan B, or something like it, for transportation

An unlikely collection of political activists and policy enthusiasts takes a look at Georgia’s transportation problems . . .

Tags: business groups , Charlie Harper , Debbie Dooley , Neill Herring , Sierra Club , Tea Party , transportation infrastructure

Sierra Club poll shows opposition to Ga. Power rate hike

The Sierra Club releases poll results that show opposition to Georgia Power’s proposed rate increase, which will get a vote soon by the Public Service Commission . . .

Tags: Georgia Power , Georgia Watch , PSC , rate increase , Sierra Club