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.
Fri., December 17, 2010 4:38pm
Judge Ronit Walker says permit does not set proper limits on emissions. Environmentalists applaud decision. Power4Georgians plans to move forward.
Fri., December 17, 2010 9:39am
A Georgia judge rejected an air permit allowing the construction of a coal-fired power plant near Sandersville. Administrative Law Judge Ronit Walker ruled Thursday that state environmental regulators must reconsider the permit issued to the developers of Plant Washington.
Wed., December 8, 2010 5:21pm
The state Environmental Protection Division held a public meeting Tuesday on water use of a proposed coal fired power plant in Washington County. Some residents expressed concern about the plant’s impact on their water supply.
Mon., December 6, 2010 4:23pm
The Environmental Protection division is holding a public hearing on water use by a proposed coal plant in Washington County Tuesday. At issue is the water permit for the plant proposed by Power4 Georgians. It would pump water from the Oconee river, to be used in the Ogeechee river basin. Any unused water, about 11 percent, would be returned to the Oconee.
Thu., November 18, 2010 3:15pm
A judge will decide within a month whether an air permit for a proposed coal plant in Middle Georgia meets Federal Clean Air Act requirements.
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.
Mon., September 13, 2010 8:26am
Enviromental groups will be in state court today to challenge air permits for Plant Washington. They claim the plant will create more air pollution than permitted.
Wed., September 8, 2010 2:40pm
Environmentalists gearing up for challenge of Plant Washington. They say air quality permits were obtained using flawed data. They hope judge will agree.