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Teamsters, Community Protest Republic Services Over Toxic Landfills

Teamsters Attend Waste Company's Annual Shareholders Meeting; Republic Board of Directors a No-Show

Teamsters with the Solid Waste and Recycling Division, and Beth Roach, a community activist from Wayne County, Ga., attended Republic Services Inc.'s annual shareholders' meeting in Phoenix, decrying the company's serial mismanagement of its landfills and the lack of care and respect for affected communities.

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Grand Opening of The Ridge Nature Area

After four years of preparations, The Ridge Nature Area grand opening will take place on Saturday, August 13, from 10 AM to 2 PM. Southern Conservation Trust and the City of Fayetteville invite the public to celebrate the many volunteers, scouts, donors, partners and other supporters who have helped bring this unique 308 acre nature area to fruition.

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Jackson County 4-H Solar Robots Power Up With Green Power EMC

Members of the Jackson County4-H clubs' high school robotics team have taken their technology to a new level by using the sun's energy to power their robots against other machines in competitions around the state.

Robotics team wins major award at state competition

Members of the Jackson County 4-H clubs' high school robotics team have taken their technology to a new level by using the sun's energy to power their robots against other machines in competitions around the state. The team's robots draw power from batteries charged by a mobile solar generator provided by Green Power EMC.  The team rebranded itself from the "Chargers" to the "Solar Chargers" to reflect their solar focus.

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Georgia Builds on Clean Energy Momentum with Commission’s Vote

Final Decision in Approving Georgia Power’s Long Term Energy Plan

The Public Service Commission today maintained Georgia’s momentum toward a clean energy future in its final decision approving Georgia Power Company’s long term energy plan. 

The decision adds new solar generation while leaving work to do on promoting small-scale and consumer solar. The final decision also takes important steps to bring energy saving benefits to disadvantaged communities.  

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Georgia Power Company’s Long-Range Plan Shows New Commitment to Grow Renewables in Georgia

Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) thanks the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) for their leadership and approval of Georgia Power Company’s latest long-range energy plan. The final plan, as agreed to through a settlement between Georgia Power and several other parties, including SACE, represents the largest increase in renewable energy ever in Georgia. We believe it is a reasonable compromise that will benefit all Georgia Power ratepayers.

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