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US banks facilitate clean energy transition through municipal bond market

US banks facilitate clean energy transition through municipal bond market

The use of municipal bonds to finance clean energy initiatives is gaining traction, enabling significant savings for towns and communities in their pursuit of renewable energy goals.

Meg Duff reports for Capital & Main.

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Georgia powers up: the complex journey and future of nuclear energy at Plant Vogtle

Georgia powers up: the complex journey and future of nuclear energy at Plant Vogtle

After years of delays and skyrocketing costs, the new reactors at Plant Vogtle in Georgia have finally begun operations.

Zach Bright reports for E&E News.

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Georgia's nuclear power saga unfolds with Vogtle plant

Georgia's nuclear power saga unfolds with Vogtle plant

In a test of nuclear energy's future in the U.S., Georgia's Vogtle plant's final stages hint at both progress and setbacks.

Gautama Mehta reports for Grist.

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Understanding the crucial role of Georgia's public service commission in energy regulation

Understanding the crucial role of Georgia's public service commission in energy regulation

Georgia's youth are stepping up to influence the Public Service Commission's stance on clean energy.

Emily Jones reports for Grist.

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Georgia's solar energy expansion faces hurdles from major utility

Georgia's solar energy expansion faces hurdles from major utility

Georgia's push for community solar energy is met with resistance from Georgia Power, highlighting the complexities of expanding renewable energy in the state.

Jill Nolin reports for Georgia Recorder.

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In Georgia, a call for better protection of coastal marshes

In Georgia, coastal advocates are saying it's time update a 50-year-old law on protecting the half-million acres of salt marshes.
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Wood pellet mills’ air pollution violations in South Georgia raise concerns

Meris Lutz writes in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution about a south Georgia wood pellet mill that was recently fined nearly $52,000 for a series of state environmental violations, including bypassing its air pollution controls. Advocates say the fine is a paltry sum in the booming biomass industry.

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