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Savannah Riverkeeper Launches Fundraising Campaign to Push Back the Pipeline

 

Environmental watchdog Savannah Riverkeeper, a Waterkeeper Alliance organization, has launched a fundraising campaign to support their efforts within the Push Back the Pipeline coalition. The group, of which SRK is a founding member, formed early in 2015 and represents concerned citizens, landowners and other organizations who oppose the Palmetto Pipeline.

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New Report: More Extreme Heat is Coming to the Southeast

Georgia Businesses, Agriculture, and Health at Risk

The Southeastern United States and Texas are uniquely at risk from climate change, according to a new report released today by the Risky Business Project – a non-partisan initiative Chaired by Hank Paulson, Michael R. Bloomberg, and Tom Steyer. The report also finds that across the region there is potential to significantly reduce these risks if policymakers and business leaders act to reduce emissions and adapt to a changing climate.

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As You Sow: Calling for Climate Action, $5 Billion in Southern Co. Shares Vote for Proposal Seeking Greenhouse Gas Reductions

Shareholders Ask Utility to Address Coal Pollution, Citing Financial Risks

Citing climate change impacts and financial risks of carbon-intense coal assets, shareholders representing billions of dollars in investments voted for greenhouse gas reduction targets at Southern Company's recent annual shareholder meeting. The proposal, filed by the Sisters of Charity of St. Elizabeth and co-filed by non-profit As You Sow, received support from investors representing $5 billionin shares. Over one in five voting shares supported the resolution.

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MHG Debuts First Biodegradable Fishing Lures Produced by Rat-L-Traps

MHG Debuts First Biodegradable Fishing Lures Produced by Rat-L-TrapsMHG’s CEO Paul Pereira announced the company exhibited at the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Tradeshow (ICAST), where they presented the first ever certified biodegradable freshwater fishing lure, which is being produced by famous tackle company, Bill Lewis Lures, the maker of Rat-L-Trap™.

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Green Power EMC Continues To Grow Georgia's Solar Energy Supply

Georgia is the fastest-growing solar state in the US - Jeff Davis County to be one of the top solar communities in the country

Green Power EMC, the renewable energy supplier for 38 Georgia Electric Membership Corporations (EMCs), has reached a new agreement to purchase the full output of a new 52 megawatt (MWAC) solar array planned for construction in southeast Georgia.

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