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Citizens Across the Country Join Hands Across the Sand to Send Message to President Trump: #ProtectOurCoast from Offshore Drilling

Tidal wave of opposition rises against efforts to expand offshore drilling Contact: Patrick Mitchell, (703) 276-3265 or pmitchell@hastingsgroup.com Dede Shelton, Hands Across the Sand, (208) 724-5196 or dedehands@gmail.com Chris Carnevale, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, (843) 973-2637 or chris@cleanenergy.org Pete Stauffer, Surfrider Foundation, (503) 887-0514 or pstauffer@surfrider.org Nancy Pyne, Oceana, (202) 467-1903 or npyne@oceana.org Anne Hawke, Natural Resources Defense Council, (646) 823-4518 or ahawke@nrdc.org [ MORE » ]
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Pro-Solar Amendment 4 Passes in the Sunshine State

Implementation bill to reduce taxes on solar headed for Governor’s signature Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, 865-235-1448, Jennifer@cleanenergy.org Tallahassee, Fla. (May 4, 2017) – After SB 90 was passed by the Florida House of Representatives yesterday, the Florida Senate today concurred and passed out legislation to implement the pro-solar Amendment 4, which voters overwhelmingly approved with 73 percent of the vote on the August 2016 [ MORE » ]
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Amendment 4 To Become Law in the Sunshine State

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, 865-235-1448, Jennifer@cleanenergy.org Amendment 4 To Become Law in the Sunshine State Final passage of implementation bill to reduce taxes on solar imminent Tallahassee, Fla. (May 3, 2017) – Today the Florida House of Representatives joined the Florida Senate in passing implementing legislation for the pro-solar Amendment 4, which voters overwhelmingly approved with 73 [ MORE » ]
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Junta de Licencia Federal para Debatir los Riesgos de Florida Power and Light a la Propuesta Expansion de Turkey Point a la Bahia Vizcaína

  Grupos locales y preocupados ciudadanos continúan retando la licencia federal para el futuro de adyacentes parques nacionales y el riesgo que esto implica al suministro de agua potable de la region CONTACTOS: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, 865-235-1448, Jennifer@cleanenergy.org Eric Bontrager, National Parks Conservation Association, 202-659-0650, ebontrager@npca.org   Homestead, Fla. (May 2, 2017) ///PARA PUBLICACION INMEDIATA/// Hoy un panel de tres jurados de la Comisión [ MORE » ]
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Federal Licensing Board Hearing to Discuss Threats from Florida Power and Light’s Proposed Nuclear Expansion at Turkey Point in Biscayne Bay

Local groups and concerned citizens continue to challenge federal licensing with future of nearby national parks and region’s drinking water supply at risk Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, 865-235-1448, jennifer@cleanenergy.org Eric Bontrager, National Parks Conservation Association, 202.659.0650, ebontrager@npca.org   Homestead, Fla. (May 2, 2017) ///PRESS RELEASE/// Today a three-judge panel of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), the Atomic Safety Licensing Board, will hear arguments [ MORE » ]
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Advisory: Conservation Groups, Local Officials, Experts to Discuss Concerns with Florida Power & Light Proposal to Add Nuclear Reactors at Turkey Point in Biscayne Bay

Future of nearby national parks and region’s drinking water supply at risk Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, 865-235-1448, jennifer@cleanenergy.org Alison Heis, National Parks Conservation Association, 202-384-8762 or aheis@npca.org ***UPDATED RESOURCES*** Sara Barczak’s statement from the April 25, 2017 tele-press conference Caroline McLaughlin’s statement from the April 25, 2017 tele-press conference Captain Dan Kipnis’ statement from the April 25, 2017 tele-press conference Full recording from tele-press [ MORE » ]
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ADVISORY: Public Interest Group Representatives to Attend April 12 Briefing by SCE&G to South Carolina Public Service Commission on Reactor Project Financial Meltdown

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sarah Gilliam, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, 865-235-1448, sgilliam@cleanenergy.org   Columbia, SC — The crisis surrounding the mismanaged nuclear reactor construction project by South Carolina Electric & Gas (SCE&G) has deepened over the past two weeks with the declaration of bankruptcy by Westinghouse, the vendor of the AP1000 experimental reactors under construction at the V.C. Summer site. The SCE&G project [ MORE » ]
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ADVISORY: Experts discuss concerns with Westinghouse bankruptcy filing and the possible impacts on new nuclear construction projects in Georgia and South Carolina

Contact: Sarah Gilliam, SACE, 865-235-1448, sgilliam@cleanenergy.org ***UPDATED RESOURCES*** Dr. Stephen A. Smith, Executive Director for SACE, delivered the following statement during a telepress conference held on March 30, 2017. Peter Bradford’s statement from March 30th telepresser Tom Clements’ statement from March 30th telepresser Full recording from telepress conference held on March 30th can be downloaded here. For names and titles of experts on telepress [ MORE » ]
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Fate of Southern Company and SCANA New Nuclear Power Projects Unknown as Lead Contractor Westinghouse Files for Bankruptcy

Contact: Sarah Gilliam, SACE, 865.235.1448 ***UPDATED RESOURCES***   Dr. Stephen A. Smith, Executive Director for SACE, delivered the following statement during a telepress conference held on March 30, 2017. Peter Bradford’s statement from March 30th telepresser Tom Clements’ statement from March 30th telepresser Full recording from telepress conference held on March 30th can be downloaded here. For names and titles of experts on telepress [ MORE » ]
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SACE Statement on Today’s Executive Order Dialing Back Progress on Climate Action

Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, 865-235-1448, Jennifer@cleanenergy.org   Today, President Trump issued an Energy Independence Executive Order that was framed as a means for rolling back most of President Barack Obama’s climate-change legacy, specifically through the Clean Power Plan. The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy’s executive director, Dr. Stephen A. Smith, issued this statement in response: “Today’s announcement by Trump Administration rolling back important safeguards [ MORE » ]