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Conservationists, nuclear proponents comment at Vogtle hearing

...further increase competition with other uses," said Sara Barczak, the program director for the Sou thern Alliance for Clean Energy.Georgia's Environmen tal Protection Division held a public hearing Tuesday on Sou thern Nuclear Opera ting Co...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-03/conservationists-nuclear-pro
Program that backed Solyndra now showing successes

...and an annual payroll of $5 million. When it was established in 2009, as part of Obama's stimulus package, the clean energy loan guarantee program was billed as a two-fer: It would provide billions of dollars for environment-friendly energy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-29/program-backed-solyndra-no
Plant Vogtle gets permit to draw Savannah River water for new cooling towers

...Stakeholders at odds with the proposal largely outnumbered those in favor of it.Sara Barczak, of the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, said the EPD ignored the public's concern and rushed to issue the permit even though the first reactor isn't scheduled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-11/plant-vogtle-gets-permit-dra
Clean-energy plan flawed

Congress should reject EPA's carbon rules.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-11-25/clean-energy-plan-flawed
Vermont's largest city reaches milestone in green-energy efforts

...other states. Those customers have the renewable and clean energy benefits of that power," Levine said. "Simply using accounting measures to make claims about clean energy doesn't get us there."Patty Richards, Washington...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-15/vermonts-largest-city-reac
Businesses press for policy changes to help climate

...must be invested through 2050 in clean energy in order to keep global temperatures...attractive. And it would make clean energy more lucrative.A host of new investment...tax-free bonds that fund clean energy, energy efficiency or other sustainable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-22/businesses-press-policy-ch
Hearing on new Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan rules Tuesday in Atlanta

...the cost of wind has dropped 40 percent, he said."Clean energy sources like wind and solar are becoming much cheaper...had guessed was possible," Brune said. "By 2030, clean energy will be playing a much bigger role in our economy than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-28/hearing-new-environmental-pr
Ga. energy use up; individual use drops

...have a different view. For instance, Steven Smith, executive director of the Tennessee-based Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, said new building codes, the economy and more efficient appliances were major factors in consumption reductions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-09/ga-energy-use-individual-u
Just blowing smoke

...some hysteria-calming perspective and public policy that incentivizes industries, instead of bullying them, into cleaner energy sources and more incremental carbon reduction.Doing nothing is not a solution ? though too many people think it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-06-05/just-blowing-smoke
Vogtle water withdrawal plan draws support, opposition

...for doing so decades and decades into the future," said Sara Barczak, a program director for Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.More than 20 people made comments at the public hearing called by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-08/vogtle-water-withdrawal-plan-