SAVE THE DATE: A Healthy, Prosperous, & Prepared Burke County: Leadership in Partnership

Georgia WAND and Partnership for Southern Equity are eager to host “A Healthy, Prosperous, and Prepared Burke County: Leadership in Partnership.” This conference is a two-day event of speakers, workshops, emergency preparedness information, and a health fair as an opportunity to bring together residents across age, race, gender, and field to share …

Just Energy Summit 2018!

Georgia WAND as member of the Partnership for Southern Equity’s Just Energy Circle is co-hosting the upcoming 2018 Just Energy Summit “The Summit will weave community, policy, business and civic voices into collective action towards a more equitable, inclusive, clean energy future for Metro Atlanta and the American South. The 2018 Summit will serve …

Georgia WAND helps deliver CWIP Repeal petition to Governor Deal

Georgia’s nuclear power plant Plant Vogtle’s current construction of 2 new reactors is only 40% complete but is already $5 billion over budget and five years behind schedule. Currently, many Georgia electric customers are paying for this nuclear power unknowingly. It’s called Construction Work in Progress (CWIP). Georgia WAND has supported Nuclear …

REAL State of the Union Round Up + Photo Gallery

Tuesday’s REAL State of the Union brought together neighbors representing different communities to discuss the connections between a suite of issues such as energy, climate, federal spending, jobs, racial justice, and environmental justice as east Georgia is ground zero of the environmental impacts of nuclear weapons and nuclear energy expansion. The panel, moderated by Amelia …

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 …