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Coal Developer Indicted, Questionable Practices Loom in Georgia

January 9, 2011 by

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Plans to construct two coal-fired power plants in middle Georgia were dealt a blow on Thursday as Dwight Brown, CEO of Cobb EMC- one of the nations largest Electrical Members Corporations (EMC)- was indicted on 31 accounts of corporate theft by taking, racketeering, and making false statements to government entities.  The charges come after 2 years of […]

Georgia EPD Issues Draft Air Permits and Two Public Hearings!

September 22, 2009 by

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Georgia’s EPD has released draft permits for several of the permits that will be required to operate and construct the coal-fired power plant in Sandersville.  The permits include a Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) permit, which will address the air emissions of such pollutants as mercury, nitrogen oxides, sulfur dioxide and more.  The permit can […]

Energy Efficiency could reduce coal plant need!

September 22, 2009 by

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By Associated Press PDF:Georgia Tech energy study ATLANTA — An aggressive strategy to replace aging equipment with more energy efficient products throughout the South would reduce the need to build more coal-fired power plants in the region through 2020, according to a Georgia Tech study released Monday. Advocates are taking the study, funded by the […]

Plant Washington Takes Serious Blow as Investors Pull Out

September 22, 2009 by

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Cross Post from Cleanenergy.org, May 22, 2008 Over the past week, SACE has learned that 4 of the 10 electric membership corporations (EMCs) that came together to propose a coal-fired power plant near Sandersville, GA have dropped their involvement in the dirty coal plant.  With the 4 EMCs leaving the plan, the consortium, dubbed Power4Georgians, […]