Monthly Sustainers-Your Tote Bags Have Arrived!

A huge Thank You to the Georgia WAND Monthly Sustainers who donate regularly to Georgia WAND! This is absolutely the best way for our work to be supported year-round. Sustainers–we just received your FREE tote bags at our office and will send them out shortly. If you’d like to become …

Budget for 2019 Beefs up Nuclear, Military Spending by Emily Weyrauch

On Monday, the Trump administration released its plan for the Fiscal Year 2019 budget. In particular, this budget includes increased military spending. The large military budget  focuses on beefing up the US’s nuclear arsenal. The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) budget, a wing of the Department of Energy that maintains …

Public Service Commission Sued by GA WAND Partners by Emily Weyrauch

On February 12, the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC), Partnership for Southern Equity, and Georgia Interfaith Power and Light filed a lawsuit against the PSC in the Fulton County Superior Court. The lawsuit brings up five legal claims and requests that PSC reverse its decision to continue construction on the …

Georgia WAND Climate and Nuclear Report Shared with the United Nations

Our Climate Report, “Community Impacts at the Crossroads of Nuclear and Climate Injustices in the U.S. South,” has been shared with the UN Special Rappeteur on Poverty and Human Rights. Thanks to our partner the US Human Rights Network, this report is now being circulated more widely. The report educates …

Georgia WAND Conducts Successful Energy Equity Forum in Burke County by Janie Hill Scott

On Monday, December 11, 2017, residents of Burke county attended the Energy Equity Forum, hosted by Georgia WAND and the Partnership for Southern Equity’s Just Energy Circle. The event was well attended! People were highly engaged, asked questions, and stayed until the end. Speakers included Executive Director, Becky Rafter who …