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House Committee Votes on Climate Legislation

It wasn’t an easy journey, yet the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 (ACES) cleared a first hurdle yesterday evening as the House Committee on Energy and Commerce approved it…

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Plant Washington Takes Serious Blow as Investors Pull Out

4 Ga. Utilities Pull the Plug on Plant Washington and Deem Coal Too “Risky” Over the past week, SACE has learned that 4 of the 10 electric membership corporations (EMCs) that came…

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Renewable Energy in the Southeast? Yes, We Might says Sen. Corker

As the Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee began its work crafting a new energy bill, members weighed in on a critical issue: whether or not a national renewable energy standard (RES)…

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Cleaner cars: coming to a road near you

After decades idling in the slow lane, our nation's automotive policies are finally on a fast-track.  Surrounded by auto makers and executives, President Obama announced today that his administration will craft a…

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Support EPA in taking action on climate change

On April 17, 2009, nearly two years after the US Supreme Court ruled that the US EPA has jurisdiction in the matter, the federal agency ruled that carbon dioxide and other greenhouse…

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Possible Corruption at the Helm of Proposed Georgia Coal-fired Power Plant

August 17, 2009 Quick Update: Marietta Daily Journal runs an Editorial entitled 'Throw the Rascals Out' in the Around Town section. Read Now. ***************************** A Police Raid of Executive Homes Yield Charges…

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NREL study misses the forest for the breeze

The new technical report (Sullivan et al, "Comparative Analysis of Three Proposed Federal Renewable Electricity Standards," May 2009) from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory reinforces the results of prior reports that the…

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New Video Postcard and Call-in Day for Coastal Georgia

If you live in coastal Georgia, we need your help TODAY - May 12! We are releasing this powerful new "video postcard" of citizen requests to Congressman Jack Kingston (GA District 1)…

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Show Time: Clean Energy in the bright, Congressional spotlight

Next week, members of Congress begin serious consideration of a clean energy jobs plan that can move our country an enormous step closer to energy, economic and climate security.  The American Clean…

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Wind Potential in Tennessee

When a community wants to learn more about alternative energy, the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy has always been willing to listen. We rarely have an opportunity to step in and physically…