Final vote on government-run Internet in Georgia set for next month

By   /  November 24, 2015  /  Georgia, News, Technology  /  No Comments

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In September City Council members in Peachtree City approved a controversial plan for municipal broadband, but they won’t decide until next month whether to actually pay for it. A vote on funding municipal broadband could take place as early as the next city council meeting on Dec. 3.

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EPA wraps up Clean Power Plan road show

By   /  November 20, 2015  /  Colorado, Energy and Environment, Federal Government, Georgia, News, Pennsylvania, regulations, West Virginia  /  No Comments

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EPA took the Clean Power Plan on the road, hitting four major cities as supporters and critics sounded off on the most sweeping regulation in the agency’s history.

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Without state subsidies, electric car sales in Georgia crash

By   /  October 28, 2015  /  Energy and Environment, Federal Government, Georgia, National, News, State Government  /  No Comments

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The expiration of a generous $5,000 tax credit in Georgia has equaled a dramatic drop in the sales of electric vehicles in the state.

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Something lacking in Georgia city’s plans for municipal broadband

By   /  October 27, 2015  /  Georgia, News  /  No Comments

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Last month Peachtree City, Georgia officials described an incredible demand for municipal broadband, yet a series of emails they exchanged with one other and the consultant hired to advise them seems to cast doubts.

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Georgia town cites big demand for government-run Internet, but can’t cite proof

By   /  October 1, 2015  /  Georgia, News  /  No Comments

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A paid consultant who has persuaded Peachtree City, Georgia to spend $3.2 million on government-owned Internet offers little proof the network is needed, and now he’s backtracking on anecdotal evidence presented at a recent City Council meeting.

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RICO letter to Obama gets curiouser and curiouser

By   /  October 1, 2015  /  Energy and Environment, Federal Government, Georgia, National, News, Virginia  /  No Comments

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Huh? A controversial letter that 20 climate scientists signed calling for a RICO investigation has been posted, taken down and re-posted as “inadvertent.”

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