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General Mills sets ambitious goal for greenhouse gas cuts

...already are working on reducing their carbon footprints, and the plan is to work with...heavy rains and pests, pulling more carbon from the air and putting it into the ground...methane, a more potent greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide.Olson said the plan will give...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-30/general-mills-sets-ambitio
Needless regulation

...Environmental Protection Agency aims to reduce carbon emissions at power plants 32 percent by...the United States managed to cease all carbon dioxide, based on the EPA's own official...controlled by his own party.This is the "carbon tax" he's always wanted, via executive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-08-22/needless-regulation
Government proposes methane cuts in oil, gas production

...more powerful than the more prevalent gas carbon dioxide at trapping heat in the atmosphere...Obama finalized earlier this month to cut carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power...also has proposed regulations targeting carbon pollution from airplanes and set new standards...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-18/government-proposes-methan
Public Service Commission approves added spending for Plant Vogtle expansion

...Chairman Chuck Eaton said Tuesday that the panel continues to support Plant Vogtle as "a project that will provide clean, carbon-free energy for Georgia's future."However, the board placed a number of requirements on Georgia Power, which owns a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-18/public-service-commission-app
Activators not necessary for compost piles

...microorganisms are most hungry for the elements carbon and nitrogen, the ideal being a ratio of about 15 parts carbon to 1 part of nitrogen. (This need is...for carbohydrates, which are high in carbon, and protein, which is high in nitrogen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2015-08-06/keep-composting-simp
EPA plan credits new nuclear reactors, including at Plant Vogtle

...Obama administration that allows new reactors to count toward carbon dioxide emission cuts in each state.Under the U.S. Environmental...the way the nation gets electricity and force utilities to cut carbon pollution from power plants.Georgia's Environmental Protection...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-04/epa-plan-credits-new-nuclear
Phinizy Center, Richmond County Mosquito Control join efforts to identify mosquito species

...drainage ditch. A container of stagnant water lures mosquitoes to the trap on the ground. Another trap hanging in a tree uses carbon dioxide to attract mosquitoes, and a fan sucked them into a net for collection.At the Phinizy Center research lab, scientists...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-09/phinizy-center-richmond-count
Property Transfers

...Hensley to Lori Wooley, Section 10A, Lot 3, Block F, Ranch Estates, $125,000David Cofer Jr. and Gloria D. Cofer to Carbon Construction LLC, 6.22 acres, Parcel B, Deed Book B7 Page 25Charles E. Broome and June G. Broome to Karen A. Phelan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/real-estate/2015-08-08/property-transfers
Alternative-energy funds are better at absorbing oil's spill

...importance is sliding due to environmental concerns.President Barack Obama unveiled a long-term plan Monday that would cut carbon dioxide emissions 32 percent by 2030.- COSTS ARE COMING DOWN.The alternative-energy industry is getting closer to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-07/alternative-energy-funds-a
Consumers enjoying lower energy costs amid rout in prices of fossil fuels

...lid on coal demand.Coal consumption could fall even more dramatically if rules announced Monday by President Obama to limit carbon dioxide from electric power plants survive expected legal challenges.HOW LOW PRICES HELPLower energy prices are good for consumers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-04/consumers-enjoying-lower-e