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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 […]

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 […]