April 11, 2014 -
This week international human rights campaigner Desmond Tutu called for a boycott of carbon polluters, much like the effort that helped bring down the apartheid regime in his native South Africa. Southern energy giants are among the companies that could feel the heat.
June 26, 2013 -
Bypassing a Congress that's failed to take action to address a worsening problem, President Obama unveiled a plan to curb climate-disrupting pollution from coal-fired power plants -- with big implications for the coal-dependent South.
April 30, 2012 -
Embroiled in controversy for its role in passing "Stand Your Ground", the American Legislative Exchange Council also worked to block federal regulation of toxic power plant waste that's contaminating groundwater supplies across the country -- and it turns out that the group has close ties to major coal ash polluters.
January 12, 2012 -
A new EPA database unveiled this week reveals the nation's biggest emitters of greenhouse gases -- and Southern power plants top the list.
November 2, 2011 -
The Dallas-based company received notice last week that it was being sued over an alleged 38,000 violations of the Clean Air Act at two of its coal-fired power plants.