Don’t Let FERC Bail Out Dirty Energy

by Emily Weyrauch At Georgia WAND, we believe that our society and economy must transition from being based on fossil fuels, nuclear, and the Pentagon to being powered by renewable, sustainable energy sources and advancing peace. Unfortunately, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is about to throw a lifeline to …

Public Vogtle Hearings Start This Monday

Join Georgia WAND and our partners in Atlanta to oppose nuclear power Plant Vogtle’s expansion currently underway through the construction of reactor units 3 & 4. The Public Service Commission is holding public hearings on in advance of the 17th semi-annual Vogtle Construction Monitoring Report in December, and this is …

Attend Just Energy Circle’s Energy Equity Forum

Do you receive electricity from Cobb EMC or know someone who does? Come to the Just Energy Circle’s Energy Equity forum: November 4 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 358 Roswell Street NE #2180 Marietta, GA. Just Energy Circle, a coalition group that Georgia WAND is associated with, is having …

Georgia WAND Builds Toward Goal of Securing Sustainable, Green Jobs in Burke County

Janie Hill Scott attended the second session of the Leadership Burke County Program for 2017, which took place on September 26, 2017. The session topics covered focused on economic development and potential influencing factors. Participants were given an overview of the Burke County Chamber functions and members, does and who makes …

Pack PSC Meeting on August 31, 2017

It’s Reckoning Time for nuclear power Plant Vogtle. This month, August 2017, Georgia Power will make a recommendation to Georgia’s Public Service Commission (PSC) about whether or not to pull the plug on this expansion, which is egregiously costly and behind schedule. The final decision, which is ultimately up to …