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Georgia Power Mum on Claim that Nuclear Expansion Unneeded

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Photograph by Glenn Carroll.  With additional reporting by Atlanta Progressive News.   (APN) ATLANTA — Nuclear Watch South (NWS) used Georgia Power’s own data to show that Georgia Power’s energy capacity is overbuilt and that Vogtle 3 and 4 are not needed, at a June 23, 2015 Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) hearing.   The hearing was for the 12th […]

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Advocates, Ratepayers Oppose Paying for Vogtle’s Cost Overruns (UPDATE 1)

(APN) ATLANTA — On July 18, 2013 the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) held the first of two scheduled hearings on Georgia Power’s request to pass 381 million dollars in cost overruns, in connection with the construction of two new nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle, onto ratepayers, in the form of higher electricity bills.       Georgia Power had […]

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Environmentalists, Tea Party Patriots Win Solar Expansion at PSC

  (APN) ATLANTA — After weeks of advocacy by environmental groups and their unlikely allies, the Tea Party Patriots, the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) on July 11, 2013 voted three to two in favor of an amendment by Commissioner Lauren “Bubba” McDonald (District 4) to increase the amount of solar energy in Georgia Power’s energy mix by one percent. […]

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APN Chat with David Staples, PSC District 5, Libertarian Nominee

(APN) ATLANTA — In our continuing coverage of two statewide races this year for Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC), Atlanta Progressive News sat down for an interview with David Staples, the Libertarian nominee for the District 5 PSC seat, which is currently held by incumbent Stan Wise, a Republican. No Democrat qualified for the race, meaning that Wise and Staples […]

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APN Chat with Brad Ploeger, PSC District 3, Libertarian Nominee

(APN) ATLANTA — Brad Ploeger, the Libertarian nominee for Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) District 3, will be on the General Election ballot this coming November 06, 2012.  He faces incumbent Chuck Eaton, a Republican; and Steve Oppenheimer, a Democrat. The present article reviews APN’s interview with Ploeger.  APN has already published its interview with Oppenheimer.  Also, APN has made […]

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