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Extreme Downpours Latest Wake-Up Call on Climate Change

As Georgia deals with the aftermath of recent extreme rainfall up and down the state of Georgia, scientists continue to warn that both the number and intensity of extreme weather events will grow as a result of climate change. This downpour has already caused flooding, power outages and spurred Gov. Deal to declare a state of emergency.

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Market introduction of 300W MAGE POWERTEC PLUS modules; convincing and well-rounded product and service portfolio

MAGE SOLAR, a turn-key provider of optimally coordinated PV solutions, displayed a remarkably diverse top-quality product and service portfolio at PV America East in Philadelphia, the industry’s first trendsetting show of 2013. Among the handful of exhibiting complete PV-system suppliers, the company’s new high-wattage module line was one of the most sought-after highlights on the floor.

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Georgia Students Encouraged to Lead the Way for Cleaner Air

The Clean Air Campaign challenges K-12 students in statewide art contest

The Clean Air Campaign is calling on Georgia students to step up and lead the way for cleaner air during the third annual Young Lungs at Work art competition.

Guided by the theme “Leading the Way for Clean Air!,” K-8 students are invited to create authentic comic strips that illustrate the positive impact that actions such as riding the bus, turning off an idling car engine or carpooling to school with a friend can have on Georgia’s air quality.

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GreenLaw and the Georgia Climate Change Coalition to Host "Kilowatt Ours" Director Jeff Barrie in Athens

Attendees will view the new film and meet Public Service Commissioner Tim Echols

Next week, GreenLaw,a nonprofit providing free high-quality legal and technical assistance to environmental organizations and community groups throughout Georgia, will co-host a special viewing of “Kilowatt Ours,” including remarks by the film’s director and Georgia Public Service Commissioner Tim Echols.

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Georgia Utility Update: Georgia Consumers Paying for Environmental Clean-Up in Florida

For almost 15 years, Atlanta Gas Light (“AGL”) customers have been paying for the environmental clean-up of manufactured gas plant (“MGP”) sites in Orlando, Sanford, and St. Augustine, Florida. Georgia ratepayers have paid $27,908,821 for the on-going remediation of the three MGP sites in Florida with $12,242,270 of the total going for legal expenses.

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Conservation Alabama Announces Delegation Scores from LCV’s 2012 National Environmental Scorecard

 

Full Scorecard available here

Conservation Alabama today unveiled scores for the Alabama delegation released as part of the national League of Conservation Voters 2012 National Environmental Scorecard. The Scorecard reflects the U.S. Senate’s work in defending against the U.S. House of Representatives’ unprecedented assault on our nation’s environmental and public health safeguards during the second session of the 112th Congress, a time when extreme weather events fueled by climate change were becoming all too common across the country.

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