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Georgia universities cut energy costs $9 million

ATLANTA -- Spending on energy of all sorts within the University System of Georgia dropped $9 million from 2011 to 2012, a nearly 7 percent decline, much of it due to equipment upgrades.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-04-23/georgia-universities-cut
Agency reviews rights to land

...them," said Gordon Rogers, the executive director of Satilla Riverkeeper. Neill Herring, a lobbyist for the Sierra Club of Georgia, said, "They're trying to find some ideological basis for doing what the developers want them to do. Property...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/11/29/met_154529.shtml
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Bush energy policy will get early test in Georgia

ATLANTA - Rural Early County in extreme Southwest Georgia, far from the traffic-choked highways of Atlanta and the heavy industry of Augusta, boasts some of Georgia's cleanest air. It's also where an out-of-state utility wants to build a coal-fired power plant. "South Georgia, South Alabama and North Florida may be the only pockets of clean air left (in the Southeast) where they can get air permits," said Claude Bell, who helped form Friends of the Chattahoochee to make sure Early County residents' concerns about the project are heard.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/03/met_310800.shtml
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Across the area: Woman found dead after morning fire

Investigators were working Monday to determine the cause of a morning fire at an Augusta home that claimed a woman's life.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/15/met_282888.shtml
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Bill allows trimming of trees blocking ads

...have given ground," said state Sen. Eric Johnson, R-Savannah, who helped Mr. Thompson craft the bill. Sierra Club of Georgia lobbyist Neill Herring said the legislation is better than giving business a clear shot at leveling trees along...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/07/bus_222001.shtml
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Bill seeks to protect state from polluters

...actors who are being driven out of the Carolinas from coming to Georgia," said Neill Herring, a lobbyist for the Sierra Club of Georgia. Another pig farm is proposed for Tattnall County by brothers Ike, Jerry and Jack Webb. Ms. Purcell introduced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/30/met_221566.shtml
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Georgia pollution suit settled

...This can cost somebody a lot of money so the state has been dragging its feet," said Mark Woodall of the Sierra Club of Georgia. "The goal is you want to make all rivers fishable, swimmable, drinkable - whatever." Under the settlement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/08/met_212631.shtml
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'Green' energy draws doubts

...for the service. "This should bring Georgia Power's integrity into question," said Colleen Kiernan, of the Sierra Club of Georgia. "This should cause Georgia consumers who are thinking about buying it to be skeptical of Georgia Power's commitment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/30/met_396781.shtml
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Bill allows trimming of trees blocking ads

...have given ground," said state Sen. Eric Johnson, R-Savannah, who helped Mr. Thompson craft the bill. Sierra Club of Georgia lobbyist Neill Herring said the legislation is better than giving business a clear shot at leveling trees along...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/07/met_222022.shtml
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