Deal: Tax credit benefits business, environment
Gov. Nathan Deal signed into law HB 348, legislation that creates a new tax credit for Georgians who choose to purchase and operate alternative fuel trucks or buses.
HUD Awards $187,000 to the Lagrange Housing Authority to Support Emergency, Safety and Security Needs
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded $187,000 to the Lagrange Housing Authority as part of the $3 million awarded nationally to 13 public housing authorities to address emergency, safety and security needs at their public housing properties, including measures necessary to fight crime and drug activities.
The Technology Association of Georgia and the TAG Education Collaborative are excited to announce the 2014 finalists for the third annual STEM Education Awards, held September 26 in Savannah, Georgia.
Press Statement on Georgia Power’s “Very High” Probability It Will Seek Approval for New Nuclear Units: More Nuclear is the Wrong Approach for Georgia’s Energy Needs
The Southern Environmental Law Center released the following statement regarding Georgia Power’s “very high” probability it will seek the Public Service Commission’s approval for new nuclear power units in Georgia.
“We don’t need another nuclear boondoggle,” said Kurt Ebersbach, senior attorney for the Southern Environmental Law Center. “There are cheaper and less risky options for meeting our State’s energy needs while also reducing its carbon footprint. More nuclear might benefit Southern Company shareholders, but it makes no sense for Georgia Power’s customers.”
Conservation groups are requesting that a state court enforce its recent decision to extend protective buffers to all state waters in response to the Environmental Protection Division’s (EPD) instructions that Georgia authorities ignore the Court’s ruling.
Public Outcry Against Proposed Mine Continues to Grow, Mining Company Withdraws Permit Application in Jesup, Georgia
After hundreds of local residents, conservation groups, and elected officials expressed concerns around a proposed mining operation that would cover over 4,000 acres in Wayne County and threaten nearby watersheds, DuPont Titanium Technologies has withdrawn its application for a surface mining permit with the Environmental Protection Division (EPD).