Mon., December 19, 2011 4:37pm
The Southern Environmental Law Center and GreenLaw have filed a challenge to the air permit for a proposed coal-fired power plant in Sandersville. The state's Environmental Protection Division re-issued the permit for Plant Washington last month after issues identified by a judge were addressed.
Fri., August 5, 2011 5:21pm
Georgia Power says the cost of upgrading or replacing power plants to meet stricter environmental rules could cost $5 billion to $7 billion through 2020. The Southern Co. subsidiary gave its first estimate Friday of what it would cost assuming proposed anti-pollution rules are adopted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Tue., June 7, 2011 4:26pm
Federal environmental officials are planning to issue a tougher new smog limit this summer. The long-delayed rule could put several Georgia cities out of clean air compliance.
Wed., March 16, 2011 6:00pm
The U-S Environmental Protection Agency Wednesday proposed the first national limits on mercury pollution from power plants, the largest source of the emissions. EPA projected the proposed rules would stop about 91 percent of mercury emitted by burning coal and oil in power plants. They would impact 10 facilities in Georgia.
Fri., October 16, 2009 10:55am
MFG Chemical Incorporated has agreed to pay $270,000 in civil penalties to
Tue., July 28, 2009 1:26pm
The hearing comes this evening in Early County, where the proposed plant wo