External Links/News Articles

External Links

MADISON COUNTY CLEAN POWER COALITION

The Twin Biomass Sisters of Franklin and Madison Counties

BLUE RIDGE ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENSE LEAGUE

Energy Justice Network

Georgia Recorder

Madison Clean Power Coalition

(American Lung Association) The Health Dangers of Wildfires Are Well Known, Why Not Biomass?

(EPA) Contact Us about Outdoor Air Quality Data

Newspaper Articles

Franklin County Citizen

6/4/2020 – Please help pass HB 857

4/2/2020 – Maybe burning railroad ties was in the plans all along

1/23/2020 – Commissioners working to help neighbors of GRP plant

1/9/2020 – EPD: Regulators give info on GRP permits

1/1/2020 – Suit alleges owners misrepresented power plants

12/11/19 – GRP-Emergency-Commissioners-Meeting

11/4/19 – FRANKLIN COUNTY CITIZENS KEEP UP PRESSURE TO FIX BIOFUEL PLANT ISSUES

10/23/19 – FR. COUNTY AUTHORITIES SATISFIED WITH BIOFUEL OVERFLOW FIX

10/17/19 – Pollution Apology

10/11/19 – CITIZENS CLAMOR FOR ACTION FROM COUNTY ON TAINTED CREEK WATER

10/10/19 – Dead Fish _Black Water

10/8/19 – EPD/DNR INVESTIGATES FISH KILL IN INDIAN CREEK CAUSED BY BIOFUEL PLANT RUN-OFF

10/3/19 – Information sought on noise, emissions from energy plant

10/3/19 – Powerful Questions

 9/26/19 – COMPLAINTS CONTINUE TO POUR IN REGARDING NEW BIOFUEL PLANT IN FRANKLIN COUNTY

8/29/19 – Powell to help special committee on growth

8/09/18 – County, Power Plant Agree on Water Contract

2/01/18 – County Seeks More Water Sources

12/07/17 – Legislators Announce Construction of Power Plants

10/05/17 – Biofuel Plant Scheduled to Open

10/08/15 – County OK’s Zoning for Energy Plant

9/24/15 – Commissioners Table Rezoning for Energy Plant

Madison Journal TODAY

7/29/2020 – What next? GRP talks about plans; all eyes on Governor

12/23/19 – GRP tax payment on the way

12/12/19 – Citizens’ group addresses burning of crossties at power plant

12/12/19 – Environmental agency responds to questions about power plant

12/12/19 – IDA denies info request on GRP’s debts

11/21/19 – IDA discusses unpaid GRP bills

10/21/19 – Power plant neighbors share concerns with IDA

7/23/19 – Madison Journal GRP Tax $

7/16/18 – Local leaders tour GRP facility

4/23/18 – IDA discusses power plant plans with GRP official

Other External Articles

HB857 PASSES UNANIMOUSLY IN STATE HOUSE

GRP: We have heard your concerns and are taking action

 FRANKLIN COUNTY APPEALING TRANSFER OF LANDFILL OPERATING PERMIT

JUST IN: REPS POWELL, MCCALL SUBMIT BILL TO BAN BURNING OF CREOSOTE-COATED WOOD IN GEORGIA POWER PLANTS

YR IN REVIEW: 2019 ENDS WITH NO RESOLUTION FOR CITIZENS LIVING NEAR BIOFUEL PLANT