Categories & Tags: georgia power

Big Carbon vs. the future at EPA Clean Power Plan hearings   |   July 31, 2014
This week the Environmental Protection Agency held a series of public hearings in Atlanta and three other cities on its proposed rule to cut emissions of carbon and other...

 

INSTITUTE INDEX: Secret sweetheart deal for Georgia nuclear reactors puts taxpayers at risk   |   April 24, 2014
Amount the U.S. Department of Energy is providing in loan guarantees to Southern Company subsidiary Georgia Power and partner Oglethorpe Power to build two new reactors at the...

 

Southern coal plants top list of worst carbon polluters targeted by Obama climate plan   |   June 26, 2013
Pointing out that "Americans across the country are already paying the price of inaction," President Obama bypassed Congress and outlined a plan this week to use his...

 

Watchdogs dig up troubling questions about federal loan guarantees for Southern Co. nuclear reactors   |   January 31, 2013
Three years ago, the Obama administration offered the biggest federal loan guarantee deal it's promised to date for an energy project, committing over $8.3 billion in taxpayer...

 

A year after Fukushima, the South remains at unnecessary risk of nuclear disaster   |   March 12, 2012
Yesterday marked the one-year anniversary of the tragedy in Fukushima, Japan, where an earthquake and tsunami crippled a coastal nuclear power plant, leading to meltdowns in three...

 

INSTITUTE INDEX: Exposing America's worst climate polluters   |   January 12, 2012
Date on which the Environmental Protection Agency unveiled a new database of major greenhouse gas polluters: 1/11/2012 Rank of power plants among the largest U.S. industrial...

 

Will the South be forced to pay for the lessons of Fukushima?   |   November 17, 2011
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission is preparing to approve the design of a new type of nuclear reactor planned for sites across the South without first incorporating the...

 

INSTITUTE INDEX: Clinging to dirty energy in the South   |   October 13, 2011
Concentration of carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere prior to the dawn of the industrial age 200 years ago, as measured in parts per million: 275 Current atmospheric...

 

Utilities spark protests by sticking ratepayers with the bill for risky energy projects   |   August 4, 2011
Consumer advocates are blasting the Georgia Public Service Commission's unanimous vote this week requiring ratepayers to bear the burden of cost overruns during construction...