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Another Lump of Coal to Georgians from Power4Georgians

December 18, 2009 by


Power4Georgians Targets Rural Georgia Again for Dirty Coal Plant Waynesville, Ga. — A private consortium of electric cooperatives, Power4Georgians (P4G), intends to develop a second 850-megawatt coal-fired plant in Georgia, in addition to Plant Washington, north of Sandersville in middle Georgia. Its second plant would be near Fitzgerald in south-central Ben Hill County. Located on […]

Independent Analysis Finds Plant Washington a Risk to Washington County Taxpayers

December 10, 2009 by


New Study Finds Prior Estimates Overstate Jobs and Revenue to County; County to Provide $66.4 Million Subsidy and May Need to Fund Infrastructure with New Taxes Sandersville, Ga.— Taxpayers in Washington County face serious risks and will likely not reap the financial and employment perks that supporters of the proposed Plant Washington are promising if […]