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How much will Plant Washington really cost?

In 2008, ten Georgia Electric Membership Corporations (EMCs) joined under the banner "Power4Georgians," and went public with a proposal to build a new coal-fired power plant in Sandersville, GA, known as Plant…

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Cousteau Short Film Highlights Kingston Coal Ash Spill

The Cousteau family, ardent advocates for ocean health and preservation, have extended their reach to fresh water - and lucky for us, to the grave issue of coal ash waste.  Alexandra Cousteau,…

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Spotlighting the Recovery Act - solar schools in the Sunshine State

Almost two years ago, Congressional leaders and the Obama Administration championed an unprecedented commitment of Recovery Act funds to support clean energy technologies. Like all of the Recovery Act funds, the $80…

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Vote Clean Energy, Vote Community

Guest blog by Dr. Gerald Durley, minister of the Providence Missionary Baptist Church of Atlanta, Georgia As we head to the polls tomorrow, each of us plans to support the candidates we…

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Tennessee Coal Ash Hearing Sends EPA Strong Message

On Wednesday, October 27th, EPA held an 8th and final public hearing on proposed coal ash regulations in Knoxville, TN.  EPA nearly left Tennessee off the list of public hearing sites, but…

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What is a Florida TV station hiding when it comes to climate? (VIDEOS)

re-posted from 1Sky's Skywriter Blog on October 29, 2010 Post from Andrea Cuccaro, 1Sky Florida and South Carolina organizer We need five minutes from our friends in Florida to write a letter…

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South Carolina Blazes Energy Independence Trail

This blog was co-authored by Toni Reale and Simon Mahan The atmosphere at Clemson University's groundbreaking ceremony for their new Drive Train Testing Facility yesterday was truly electric. Roughly 300 elected officials,…

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Support Offshore Wind Power

Even though the Southeast can play a major role in the development of the U.S. offshore wind industry, our region tends to play second fiddle to the Northeast or even the Great…

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SACE Releases TN Coal Ash Report in Advance of EPA Public Hearing

Just a few weeks after the December 2008 Kingston coal ash disaster, on January 7, 2009, SACE Executive Director, Dr. Stephen A. Smith, traveled to Washington, D.C. with five residents of Harriman,…

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The Good and The Bad on Biomass News in North Carolina

Rumor has it that Duke Energy plans to convert the Dan River power plant from coal to biomass fuel. However, the NCUC reached its decision when considering the relatively insignificant amount of…