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Latest Vogtle spending approved; plea for water conservation ignored

...produces any electricity.In a press release from the PSC, Commissioner Tim Echols noted, "Not only will this facility produce carbon-free energy for decades, but should the price of natural gas go up substantially, we will have a hedge against increased...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-20/latest-vogtle-spending-appro
Audubon forest in SC sells carbon credits

...helping companies in California meet their carbon emission goals to ease global warming...California's cap and trade program as carbon offsets in a program that also brings...land that will remain the same and the carbon stored in the trees will never enter the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-10/audubon-forest-sc-sells-carbo
Reaction to EPA carbon proposal split in Georgia

...federal proposal released Monday to reduce carbon emissions 30 percent by 2030.Environmental...uses by burning coal, a major source of carbon emissions. The nation's largest single source of carbon emissions is Georgia Power Co.'s Plant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-03/reaction-epa-carbon-propos
Support cleaner energy

...Protection Agency has proposed limits to carbon emissions from power plants. Their new...climate disruption is happening and that carbon pollution is a major contributor. The...Southern Co., is the third-largest carbon polluter in the United States. Furthermore...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-27/support-cleaner-energy
Old pipe burst near UCLA floods Pauley Pavilion floor

...said in a statement.On Wednesday evening, six men helping to pump out water from the pavilion were treated for exposure to carbon monoxide from a generator's exhaust, city fire spokeswoman Katherine Main said. The generator was shut off and the building...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-07-30/old-pipe-burst-near-ucla-floods-p
Supreme Court rebukes EPA, but mainly leaves intact program to deal with carbon emissions

...companies must evaluate ways to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in order to get a permit to build. Carbon dioxide is the chief gas linked to global...decision "a win for our efforts to reduce carbon pollution because it allows EPA, states...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-23/supreme-court-rebukes-epa-
Critics pushing back against plan to cut pollution from power plants

...result in job losses and will not significantly curtail global carbon emissions.Those comments came Tuesday as the EPA held public...starts Thursday.Obama's plan would force a 30 percent cut in carbon dioxide emissions by 2030 from levels seen in 2005.Supporters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-29/climate-rule-pushback-south
Hearing on new Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan rules Tuesday in Atlanta

...EPA regulations would generally require power plants to reduce carbon pollution by 30 percent from 2005 levels by 2030. Georgia emitted...significantly reduce our biggest source of climate pollution, unlimited carbon coming from our existing power plants," she said. "It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-28/hearing-new-environmental-pr
Study finds beef harms environment more than pork, poultry, dairy, eggs

...that is dozens of times more potent than carbon dioxide. Their digestive system makes...reduce the equivalent of 1,200 pounds of carbon dioxide a year, which is about nine days...including the U.S. ? decreased its carbon emissions from livestock by 23 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-21/study-finds-beef-pollutes-
Defense in Oscar Pistorius murder trial rests its case

...identity.The trial has transfixed South Africans and others around the world who recall the double-amputee runner competing on carbon fiber blades at the 2012 Olympics in London. The triumphant image of Pistorius racing alongside able-bodied athletes contrasts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-08/defense-oscar-pistor