Fri., July 13, 2012 4:16pm
The coalition of electric membership cooperatives planning a new coal plant in Washington County are off the hook for the rest of the plant’s planning and development costs. The newest partner in the plan has agreed to pay the rest.
Fri., April 20, 2012 8:00am
Power4Georgians spokesman Dean Alford said Thursday that the Denver-based Taylor Energy Fund LLC has formally joined the project to build Plant Washington near Sandersville.
Wed., August 17, 2011 4:30pm
A proposed coal plant in middle Georgia has tightened its air permits per a court order. But environmental groups say the plant still won’t comply with a proposed federal rule scheduled to come out this fall.
Thu., June 23, 2011 5:50am
A new report from Georgia Watch says customers of the electric cooperatives who buy power from Plant Washington could see a 10 percent to 20 percent jump in their monthly bills. That would mean, on average, an additional $200 per year. The group building the plant, Power4Georgians, said the report makes too many assumptions about rising construction costs.
Thu., June 9, 2011 5:56pm
An environmental coalition has settled a lawsuit trying to block water discharge from a proposed coal-fired power plant. The Georgians for Clean Energy Coalition says, the plant developer has agreed to limit the temperature of the water they plan to put in the Oconee River. The Sierra Club says, limiting the discharge temperature will protect fish.
Wed., March 2, 2011 5:01pm
EPD issues new water permits for Plant Washington. Air permit still pending. Environmentalists may appeal decision.
Thu., November 18, 2010 8:12am
An administrative judge will hear final arguments on an air permit for a coal plant in Washington County. Opponents of the plant say data in a test model was manipulated.
Tue., July 27, 2010 4:12pm
An administrative law judge's decision could make it harder for power companies and other water users to transfer water across basin boundaries. Power company officials say, the difference is only procedural and amounts to a delay of just a matter of months.
Tue., August 25, 2009 7:22pm
The Georgia Environmental Protection Division has issued a draft permit for
Tue., August 18, 2009 6:05pm
Power group says it's only encouraging jobseekers to develop their skills e