Amelia Shenstone

Regional Advocacy Director

Amelia leads a team of field staff and coordinates strategy and execution of SACE’s comprehensive campaigns in the Tennessee Valley region. She also guides SACE’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion efforts. Previously, she directed SACE’s coal program. She is based in Atlanta, GA.

Before joining SACE, Amelia helped establish an organization to facilitate a clean energy transition for economically vulnerable coalfield communities in West Virginia. She also campaigned for clean energy initiatives in several states, and for Gulf Coast wetland preservation to protect New Orleans, her previous home. Amelia is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College and Green Corps, the field school for environmental organizing.

Amelia's Recent Posts

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Top 10 Reasons @TVAnews SHOULD close Paradise 3 (and Bull Run)

After much speculation, in a split vote the Tennessee Valley Authority voted at their quarterly board meeting today to ignore President Trump’s appeal and make the decision to recommend the retirement of both Paradise Unit 3 and Bull Run, two aging coal plants in Kentucky and Tennessee respectively.

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Alabama PSC's Gift List: Power Company "Nice," Alabamians "Naughty"?

Every year on the second Tuesday in December, the Alabama Public Service Commission (PSC) holds a public meeting about Alabama Power's rate structure and the cost impacts of keeping coal-fired power plants…

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UCS “Dwindling Role for Coal” Report: Wind and Solar Could Help Replace Coal in the Southeast

A recording of our October 24, 2017 webinar with UCS report authors is posted here. The past decade or so has seen a dramatic shift away from coal for producing electricity in…

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