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Clean Power Plan Proposed Rule

On June 2, 2014, EPA proposed a commonsense plan to cut carbon pollution from power plants. States, cities and businesses across the country are already taking action to address the risks of climate change. EPA’s proposal builds on those actions and is flexible – reflecting that different states have a different mix of sources and [...]

Issues

The Politics of Electricity Use – By Jim Clarkson

May 13, 2014 J

Prior to the oil shocks of the 1970s, energy was just another input in the management of capital, labor and other operating costs. Trade offs were made between energy costs and capital spent to increase efficiency. During the natural turnover of capital equipment, energy efficiency improved along with productivity, quality and waste reduction. Effective energy [...]

The Most Important Man You’re Not Hearing About – By Dr. James Rust

May 07, 2014 J

Members of Georgia’s Public Service Commission like Bubba McDonald have been pushing for the use of solar energy and remaining silent on the Obama Administration’s job killing, misguided energy policies for quite some time. The Obama Administration is shutting down the use of coal for power production through rulings by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), [...]

IRS Rewards Agency Scofflaws – By Jack Park

April 26, 2014

It’s the bureaucracy stupid, and not just at the IRS In the world of federal Inspectors General, there are some evergreens in agency oversight. There are federal employees in every agency who periodically misuse their official credit cards, use their workplace computers to look at pornography, or fail to pay their taxes in timely fashion. [...]

AFP GA Weekly Newsletter – April 27th-May 3rd, 2014

April 26, 2014

Read full newsletter online HERE. AFP Georgia activists have people talking! Whether it’s the potential fallout of any future Medicaid expansion effort in Georgia or other important issues like tax simplification, we’re raising the alarm through education efforts. And starting this week, individuals and friend gatherings will come together for Freedom Phone House Parties in [...]