Learn more about GIPL’s Advocacy Initiatives:

The Problem with Coal Ash

Coal Ash is the sludge-like waste left over from burning coal for electricity, and it contains toxins like arsenic, mercury, lead, and other heavy metals. Currently, the majority of the 6 million tons of coal ash that has been produced in Georgia is being stored in 29 unlined ash ponds across the state.  Read more.

The Problem with Plant Vogtle

Plant Vogtle is a nuclear power plant located in Burke County, just 30 miles outside of Augusta, GA. Now, the only two nuclear units still under construction in the United States, Plant Vogtle units 3 and 4 are more than 5 years behind schedule and $4 billion dollars over budget. Read more.

Contact Your Government Officials:


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Find your Legislator 
House of Representatives

Senator Jon Ossoff
825 B&C Hart Senate Office Building
Washington DC 20510
(202) 224-3521

Senator Raphael Warnock
B40D Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington DC 20510
(202) 224-3643

Georgia Public Service Commission
244 Washington Street, SW
Atlanta GA, 30334-9052

Toll-free in Georgia (outside Metro Atlanta): (800) 282-5813
Metro Atlanta: (404) 656-4501
Fax:(404) 656-2341
Email: gapsc@psc.state.ga.us