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.
Tue., April 10, 2012 3:50pm
A coalition of Electric Membership Cooperatives is pulling out of Plant Ben Hill in South Georgia. However, the coalition has reached an agreement with their environmental group opponents on Plant Washington in Middle Georgia. Both plants have been a font of litigation since their inception.
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., November 10, 2010 2:56pm
The state has modified permits for two proposed coal plants in Georgia. Both of the projects have been held up with legal challenges.