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2015 Southeast Coal Roundup - Duke Energy

As we move into 2016, we continue our look back at where our Southeastern utilities are in their movement away from coal-fired power. This blog will focus on Duke Energy's coal-plant operations…

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What was Georgia Power doing at Plant Branch on New Year’s weekend?

This article is reposted by permission from Rural and Progressive. See the original here. The author, Katherine Helms Cummings, is an environmental and rural health advocate. Subsequent to our posting of this…

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3 Reasons Why 2015 Was the Biggest Year Ever for Coal Ash

2015 was a watershed year for our work on coal ash. It's been over seven years since the catastrophic coal ash spill in Kingston, TN and nearly two years since the spill along…

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TVA's Coal Ash Disaster at Kingston: 7 Years Later

An Unprecedented Disaster Seven years ago today, an old earthen dam holding back coal ash waste at the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) Kingston Fossil plant erupted, pouring over one billion gallons of…

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2015 Southeast Coal Roundup - Southern Company

As 2015 draws to a close, we wanted to update you on where our major Southeastern utilities are in terms of decreasing their reliance on dirty, coal-fired power. This blog series is…

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2015 Southeast Coal Roundup - Tennessee Valley Authority

As 2015 draws to a close, we wanted to update you on where our major Southeastern utilities are in terms of decreasing their reliance on dirty, coal-fired power. This blog series is…

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Parlez-vous Climate? - Video Series Brings Global Climate Conversations to Southeast

Have you been wondering what the U.N. Paris Climate talks are all about? What is exactly is the COP21? Well the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy is gearing up for these global…

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Don't care about climate? 3 reasons to shut down this Georgia coal plant anyway

Between the climate talks about to start in Paris and the EPA hearing on aspects of the Clean Power Plan in Atlanta this week, there's been a lot of talk about climate…

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EPA Hosts Clean Power Plan Public Hearings in Atlanta

As the Environmental Protection Agency works towards finalizing a few components of the Clean Power Plan, the agency will host public hearings over two days in Atlanta on November 19-20. The hearings…

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Extra Extra! Clean Power Plan Finally Published!

Almost 2 and a half months after the Clean Power Plan was released, it has finally become the law of the land. Today, the Clean Power Plan was published in the Federal…