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Energy Equity in Atlanta: A place at the table, not on the menu

This blog was written by Amelia Shenstone, former Regional Advocacy Director with the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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A Moment In Time A Citizen Speaks before the Georgia Public Service Commission

This post is written by Reverend Dr. Gerald L. Durley, Pastor Emeritus, Providence Missionary Baptist Church, Atlanta, GA and consultant for SACE. In all of our lives there are moments that occur…

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Unusual Bedfellows at the Georgia PSC

What do the Georgia Tea Party, low-income advocates, faith leaders, and green business have in common? They were all at the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) this week calling for more clean…

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Sounding The Moral Trumpet for the Environment

This post is written by Reverend Dr. Gerald L. Durley, Pastor Emeritus, Providence Missionary Baptist Church, Atlanta, GA and consultant for SACE. As we celebrate Earth Month and reflect on bringing awareness…

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Empowering All Voices for Energy Equity

This post is being reposted from a blog written by SACE staff, Seandra Pope and Amelia Shenstone, for the Partnership for Southern Equity originally published on their website on February 27, 2013. The Southern…

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Journey without a map: States move to regulate coal ash lacking federal guidance

Over the last few weeks several Southeastern states introduced coal ash-related legislation. Presumably these actions are in response to the ongoing delay of the Obama Administration to direct the Environmental Protection Agency…

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So Many Voices: Forward on Climate

I was ecstatic; we filled the bus!  Twenty-two people boarded in Gainesville and another thirty-three got on in Jacksonville; so many had traveled a long way to join us.  It was 9pm…

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Inaugural Symposium: Social Justice, Environmental Justice and the Impact on Minority Health

February, Black History Month, is known for the remembrance of important people and events in the history of the African diaspora. As such, it is the perfect month to convene health care professionals and…

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NAACP Releases Coal Blooded Report and Toolkit

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), in conjunction with Little Village Environmental Justice Organization and the Indigenous Environmental Network, released a report analyzing sulfur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen…

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The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of Mountaintop Removal Coal

Those fighting for the mountains and those who make the mountains their home have won a crucial victory.  On Thursday, November 15, 2012, Patriot Coal became the first U.S. operator to stop…