Mon., December 17, 2012 2:21pm
Georgia road-builders could start using a paving material made of coal ash from electric plants if a Southeast Georgia test project goes the way one utility wants. The Jacksonville energy company JEA is paving a private dirt road along the St. Mary's River in Georgia's Charlton County. Environmentalists say they can't think of a worse place to test a material that comes from coal and oil byproduct.
Thu., January 12, 2012 1:17pm
The largest greenhouse gas polluter is the Scherer power plant in Juliette, Ga., which is owned by Southern Company. That coal-fired power plant reported releasing nearly 23 million metric tons of carbon dioxide, the chief greenhouse gas, in 2010.
Mon., December 12, 2011 11:27am
LS Power will not build a plant in Early County. The decision is part of an agreement with environmental groups. Two additional plants are still planned for Georgia.
Mon., November 21, 2011 4:44pm
The state's Environmental Protection Division has re-issued the air permit for a proposed coal-fired power plant in Georgia after the plant addressed issues identified earlier by a judge. Backers hope to begin construction on Plant Washington in Sandersville, about 60 miles east of Macon, in 2012 or 2013.
Fri., June 24, 2011 2:48pm
The Georgia Environmental Protection Division is reconsidering air pollution permits for a proposed coal fired power plant in Southwest Georgia. The EPD held a public hearing in Atlanta this week nearly 200 miles from Early County.
Mon., May 10, 2010 6:26pm
Three petitions filed with the Department of Natural Resources against Plan
Wed., October 21, 2009 5:59am
Georgia EPD holds public hearing as it considers permits for new coal plant
Wed., October 7, 2009 6:01am
Opponents of coal plant tell EPD they fear for environmental safety while s
Wed., August 26, 2009 5:14pm
Opponents of Plant Washington say it will emit vast quantities of pollutant
Tue., August 25, 2009 7:22pm
The Georgia Environmental Protection Division has issued a draft permit for