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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…

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Georgia Power, Alabama Power to begin addressing coal ash storage

This article is posted with permission of the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC). Click here to see their original post. SELC represents SACE in several coal ash related legal cases. Georgia Power…

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EPA Updates 30-Year-Old Water Quality Standards

Thomas Cmar is an attorney with Earthjustice's Coal program, based in Chicago, IL. This article was reposted with Earthjustice's permission. Read the original post here. Read SACE's statement here. We don’t use…

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Do You Breathe Air? Why You Should Care About New Ozone Standards

On October 1, 2015, EPA released its updated ozone standards. The new standards require an ozone concentration of 70 parts per billion (ppb), lowered from the previous 75 ppb standard. For more…

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Statement: Coal ash ponds threatening Chattahoochee River near Metro Atlanta

On September 9, 2015, the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) and our allies attended a public hearing to urge GA’s Environmental Protection Division (EPD) to protect the Chattahoochee River from toxic…

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EPA's Huge Water Pollution Decision and Why They Need to Get it Right

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has an enormously impactful decision to make. By the end of September 2015, EPA is set to update its 30-year-old guidelines for how much pollution states can permit…

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Oh Say Can You See? Air Pollution and the Smoky Mountains

Back in 1990, average visibility in the Smoky Mountains was just 25 miles. Since then, reductions in air pollution have made it possible for visitors to see as far as 46 miles.…